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    Backup Package: error message "source: Too many arguments" at the end of Oracle software backup (o5)

     

    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care

     

    Problem Symptoms:
    When one makes a backup of the Oracle software with the Ex Libris Backup Package the error message "source: Too many arguments" appears at the end of the log file /exlibris/backup/logs/ora_software_o5_<date>_<time>.log.

     

    Cause:
    -- In order to make a backup of the Oracle software one executes the following command as UNIX user root:
    # /exlibris/backup/scripts/exec_backup_main o5
    The C shell interpreter /bin/csh executes the script exec_backup_main and the dependent script ora_s

     

    Resolution:
    Change line 12 of the script /exlibris/backup/scripts/ora_software

    from:
    source $BKP_SCR/backup_mailer $BKP_TYPE 09

    to:
    csh -f $BKP_SCR/backup_mailer $BKP_TYPE 09

     

    Additional Info
    This behavior of the script ora_software is a bug. A fix for this bug has been requested.

     

     

     


    • Article last edited: 02-Mar-2016
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