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Merge Oracle Patch Using admrgpch

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    It was possible to merge several Oracle patch into one, if you have several Oracle applications patch which was fall under the same unified driver family.

    Steps: –

    1. Create Source and destination directory

    2. Copy all the Oracle patches to source directory

    3. Run the below scripts

    admrgpch -s /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source -d /home/applmgr/patch_directory/destination -merge_name merge_patch_output

    Executing the merge of the patch drivers

    — Processing patch: /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source/4888294 — Done processing patch: /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source/4888294
    — Processing patch: /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source/4653225 — Done processing patch: /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source/4653225
    — Processing patch: /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source/5985992 — Done processing patch: /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source/5985992
    — Processing patch: /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source/6502082 — Done processing patch: /home/applmgr/patch_directory/source/6502082

    Copying files…
    5% complete. Copied 98 files of 1942…
    10% complete. Copied 195 files of 1942…
    15% complete. Copied 292 files of 1942…
    20% complete. Copied 389 files of 1942…
    25% complete. Copied 486 files of 1942…
    30% complete. Copied 583 files of 1942…
    35% complete. Copied 680 files of 1942…
    40% complete. Copied 777 files of 1942…
    45% complete. Copied 874 files of 1942…
    50% complete. Copied 971 files of 1942…
    55% complete. Copied 1069 files of 1942…
    60% complete. Copied 1166 files of 1942…
    65% complete. Copied 1263 files of 1942…
    70% complete. Copied 1360 files of 1942…
    75% complete. Copied 1457 files of 1942…
    80% complete. Copied 1554 files of 1942…
    85% complete. Copied 1651 files of 1942…
    90% complete. Copied 1748 files of 1942…
    95% complete. Copied 1845 files of 1942…
    100% complete. Copied 1942 files of 1942…

    Character-set converting files…
    4 unified drivers merged.
    Patch merge completed successfully
    Please check the log file at ./admrgpch.log.

    Once the admrgpch completed, you will have the 4 in 1 Oracle patches file which was merge_patch_output in this case. Applying this Oracle patch (merge_patch_output) will equals to apply the 4 patch file, which will lead in time saving for Oracle patching process.

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