We are upgrading oracle applications from 220.127.116.11 to R12.1.3 in RHEL6.
As part of upgrade, we applied
1) Critical pre-upgrade patches for Financials in preinstall mode.
This created preinstall directory under $APPL_TOP/admin/$TWO_TASK
To merge the pre-install patches:
Before applying 7303029:12.1.0 in "preinstall" mode -
If you have applied any other patch previously in preinstall mode and do not
intend to merge it with 12.1.1 upgrade driver u6678700.drv, clean-up the
directory $APPL_TOP/admin/$TWO_TASK/preinstall after taking the backup of
Can anyone clarify the above contradict statement?
As per Pre-install Patches Report, we need to merge the preinstall directory along with main driver but as per patch 7303029, preinstall directory should be clean-up.
Should we need to rename preinstall directory created by preinstall patches or not?
Gone through below link. But still expecting more clarity on this.
Raised an SR and got confirmation.
We should not get confused on the Below statement.
We should apply all Critical pre-upgrade patches for Financials in preinstall mode and 7303029:12.1.0 in "preinstall" mode and then merge those with main driver.
Clean up of preinstall directory only requires when there is any other patch applied in preinstall mode( which is not part of upgrade ), only those needs to get cleaned up.