adsplice Fails with Error: "AD Splicer error: Incorrect format of file: The file has format '%%% Splicer control file format 12.0.A" (Doc ID 2020184.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.0.6 to 12.2.4 [Release 12 to 12.2Cloud]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

E-Business Suite 12.2.4, Issue with the functionality of AD Utilities

When attempting to add a custom product, adsplice fails with the following error:

ERROR
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AD Splicer error:
Incorrect format of file:

$APPL_TOP/admin/newprods.txt

'The file has format '%%% Splicer control file format 12.0.A and this version of AD Splicer requires format '%%% Splicer control file format 12.0.A'

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Setup the files for the custom product(s).
2. Run adsplice

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, we cannot register our custom products.

Cause

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