Friday, March 9, 2012

RAT install on 10203

while testing the installation of  patch 9373986 on a test envir
i received following error


Patch [ 9373986 ] conflict with patch(es) [  4336528 4899479 5081798 5363584 5944955 5998544 6069085 ] in the Oracle Home.

To resolve patch conflicts please contact Oracle Support Services.
If you continue, patch(es) [  4336528 4899479 5081798 5363584 5944955 5998544 6069085 ] will be rolled back and the new Patch  [ 9373986 ] will be installed.


Ticket has been opened a MOS hopefully get an answer, client not in extended support, so I expect to have some fight with support.

UPDATE 12 march 2012 :
Development is working a merge patch for this issue. hopefully this will not raise more issue than it solves

UPDATE 14 march 2012 :

Nial Litchfield made a very good point:
Tweet :
"@pfierens @jarneil am I reading that correctly? To backport RAT requires removing previous mainline patches? Or are the old ones one-offs?"

and indeed two of the patches :
6069085 and 5998544 are part of bigger recommended patch bundles with regards of Logical and Physical Standby (6081550 and 6081547 )

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