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admrgpch -- One way/Highway to apply multiple patches

This utility is availabble under under AD_TOP/bin
There are 2 ways to you can use this utility. Just copy all the patches that you need to merge
as single patch. Make sure that they all belong to the same version. Open the driver file and
check the version in the header.
compatible release 11.5.0
compatible platform GENERIC
characterset us7ascii
extension recordpatch 4219646 US
extension patch_type software base
compatible feature checkfile

NLS lang and release should be the same for all the patches which will be merged as one. Place
all the zip files under one directory and unzip all the patches in the same directory. This
becomes your source and create a directory at the same level where you have the source
directory. Following are the usage details.

usage: admrgpch -help
admrgpch
admrgpch -s -d [-verbose ] [-merge_name ] [-manifest ] [-logfile ]where * -help Print help message. * -verbose Can be one of: { 0(SILENT), …