On Solaris 11, Oracle DB Installer fails due to a missing "as" command. (Doc ID 1588512.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 11 11/11 and later
Oracle Solaris Express
Solaris 11.1. SRU 5.5
oracle DB

Symptoms

End user is trying to install the Oracle DB on Solaris 11.
This requires that /usr/ccs/bin/as is installed, as well as a few other packages.

Currently, no Solaris packages can be installed:

root@pgiptn07:/export/home# pkg install gcc-3
Creating Plan (Solver setup): -
pkg install: No matching version of developer/gcc-3 can be installed:
 Reject: pkg://solaris/developer/gcc-3@3.4.3,5.11-0.175.1.0.0.24.0:20120904T171238Z
 Reason: All versions matching 'require' dependency pkg:/system/header are rejected
  Reject: pkg://solaris/system/header@0.5.11,5.11-0.151.0.1:20101105T002136Z
  pkg://solaris/system/header@0.5.11,5.11-0.175.0.0.0.2.1:20111019T073158Z
  pkg://solaris/system/header@0.5.11,5.11-0.175.0.10.1.0.0:20120918T163136Z
  pkg://solaris/system/header@0.5.11,5.11-0.175.1.0.0.24.2:20120919T184855Z
  Reason: This version is excluded by installed incorporation pkg://solaris/consolidation/osnet/osnet-incorporation@0.5.11,5.11-0.175.1.5.0.4.2:20130228T222858Z

Cause

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