10.2.0.3 patch fails if database word size had ever been changed in the past

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3 Responses to “10.2.0.3 patch fails if database word size had ever been changed in the past”

  1. Don Seiler Says:

    Oooh this would have stung me for sure, although I’m not yet sold on patching to 10.2.0.3 (currently on 10.2.0.2). Thanks for the post!

  2. Patrick Says:

    Mother of Mercy, good catch.

    One would think, Oracle would send out an (screaming) email to all of those who downloaded the patch..shess.

  3. Pythian Group Blog » Log Buffer #43: a Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs Says:

    [...] Fraser reports that Oracle’s 10.2.0.3 patch fails if database word size had ever been changed in the past: “If you are upgrading or patching to 10.2.0.3 and the word size is different to the word [...]

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