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patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long

Following error occurs while running patchsets.sh supplied by Metalink Document Oracle Applications Current Patchset Comparison Utility - patchsets.sh [ID 139684.1]

patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
patchsets.sh[295]: /usr/bin/grep: 0403-027 The parameter list is too long.
Error is thrown not only for grep but even for all the OS utilities(sed,date,awk,tr,cp, rm) that are used in the script.

This happens because by default the ouput files are created under /tmp and if and only if /tmp has way too many f…