Unable to remove patch due to missing backout data

(Doc ID 1984126.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempting to remove a patch (using 151577-01 as an example here - but the same thing applies to other patches including IDRs)

The patchrm fails with a message stating "The following patches cannot be removed since they were installed without creating their backout data"

 

For example:

 

Cause

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