Re: Oracle Home naming (and out-of-place patching)

From: Martin Berger <>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 13:45:46 +0100
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We changed the naming conversion slightly to something like


ht's a prefix which defines it's general purpose, 6 digits for the version down to the PSU and a postfix. based on this full name we identify the O_H down to all one-off patches we apply.

maybe this also applies to your needs.


On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 16:30, <> wrote:
> Metalink Note: 1189783.1 speaks of out-of-place upgrading and patching.
> I'm wonder if it might be a good idea to change the oracle home naming conventions to use four or five digits under product directory, out-of-place patching being a driving factor.
> Examples:
> /orasoft/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1
> /orasoft/app/oracle/product/
> /orasoft/app/oracle/product/
> I was wondering what a sampling of opinions would produce from this list.
> Five digits would represent PSU patching.   In my case, once the oratab file is updated, everything else (scripts, etc), will set environment correctly, so no issues there.

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