The latest “patch” (and you’ll see why this is in quotes shortly) to OWB 10g Release 1 has just been posted in Metalink (patch number 4703215).
It’s a slightly odd patch, seeing that it requires installation into a new Oracle home and the patch installation notes read more like a major upgrade. It’s a 528MB patch… That’s a full installation mind you! Paul Narth posted in the OTN forums that there is an in place repository upgrade so you can patch from 10x to 10.1.0.4 for the repositories.
Other than just a bunch of bug fixes, why patch to 10.1.0.4?
- Two reasons:
- Paris is “wicked late” pushed out to Calendar Year 2006
- It will run on Oracle DB 10gR2 which 10.1.0.3 and prior DO NOT