Re: can we delete .patch_storage

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Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 20:50:28 +0100
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On Fri, 7 Nov 2008 11:08:11 -0800 (PST), wrote:

>Dear group,
>Could somebody tell me what is stored in .patch_storage under OH? It
>is getting bigger now, will it hurt if I delete this directory?
>Thanks for your help

This directory is being used by OPatch, Oracle's main utility to install patches and upgrades. You would be read up in the OPatch documentation whether it is used for scratch or permanent storage. Reading documentation does no harm, you might actually learn something from it. And it is preferred to requesting volunteers to abstract the documentation.


Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Fri Nov 07 2008 - 13:50:28 CST

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