Oracle Reports Relink Error Following JDK7 Upgrade on E-Business Suite R12 (Doc ID 1583731.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.1.1 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
You receive an error when relinking 10.1.2 Oracle Reports after upgrading to JDK 7 as per Note 1467892.1 and using the 'make -f ins_reports.mk install' command.

Symptoms

After JDK7 upgrade relinking of Oracle reports fails and the relink log reflects the following error:

 rm -f /oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib//librwu.so; \
        rm -f /oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib//librw.so
rm -f rwsutil.o rwspid.o ; \
        /usr/bin/ar x /oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib//librwu.a  rwsutil.o rwspid.o ; \
        (LD_OPTIONS="-z muldefs"; \
        /usr/bin/gcc -m32 -o /oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib//librwu.so -shared -L/oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib/ -L/oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib/stubs/ rwsutil.o rwspid.o \
        -lm /oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib/libclntsh.so -lpthread  -Wl,-rpath,/usr/X11R6/lib -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lXm -lXt -lX11 -lm -lXp -lXext `cat /oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib/sysliblist` -lc )
rm -f zrhitem.o zrhcursor.o; \
        /usr/bin/ar x /oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib//librw.a zrhitem.o zrhcursor.o
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lhpi
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make: *** [/oracle/R121XAMP/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/lib//librw.so] Error 1

  

Changes

 Recently upgraded to JDK 7.0.

Cause

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