Relink fails for all executables after implementing Visual C++ 2008 (Doc ID 1273047.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Oracle Applications Utilities - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 27-Jan-2014***

Symptoms

On : 12.1.1 version, ISSUES WITH FUNCTIONALITY OF AD UTILITIES

When attempting to Apply <Patch 9239089> -  R12.AD.B.delta.3 Oracle Applications DBA 12.1.3 Product Release Update Pack the following error occurs during relinking phase:

Error 1:

Starting link of ad executable 'adctrl.exe' on <DATE TIME>
link.exe -MAP<AD_TOP>/bin/adctrlnew.map
-NODEFAULTLIB -NOLOGO -SUBSYSTEM:CONSOLE -ENTRY:mainCRTStartup
-OUT:<AD_TOP>/bin/adctrl.new \
<AD_TOP>/lib/aictrl.obj \
<AD_TOP>/lib/adst.lib
<FND_TOP>/lib/FNDCORE.lib
:
:
adst.lib(aiflist.obj) : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol
__imp__strnicmp referenced in function _adfsff
adst.lib(adpcfv.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol
__imp__strnicmp
adst.lib(aifdrv.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol
__imp__strnicmp
adst.lib(adpmisc.obj) : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol
__imp__fputc referenced in function _backup_def
adst.lib(adpmisc.obj) : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol
__imp__rename referenced in function _append_def
adst.lib(aiustrg.obj) : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol
__imp__strcspn referenced in function _adusrs
adst.lib(adsrpd.obj) : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__atof
referenced in function _adsrpd


Error 2:

SDKs/Windows/v6.0A/LIB"/VERSION.LIB
LINK : warning LNK4044: unrecognized option '/LIB/MSVCRT.LIB'; ignored
LINK : warning LNK4044: unrecognized option '/LIB/OLDNAMES.LIB'; ignored
LINK : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _mainCRTStartup
adwait.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__atoi referenced
in function _main
adwait.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol __imp__printf
referenced in function _main
<AD_TOP>/bin/adwait.exe : fatal error
LNK1120: 3 unresolved externals



Changes

Migrated to Visual c++ 2008 using: <Note 1070674.1> - MS Visual Studio 2008 and Visual C++ 2008 Express for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 on Windows

Cause

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