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Old 04-23-2011, 10:08 PM   #1
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Exclamation unable to install .cpio file extension Files


hi
i want to install Forms & Reports Developer Suite in Linux OS So i have downloaded Oracle Developer Suite 10g for Linux (Including Forms & Reports)

as_linux_x86_ids_101202_disk1.cpio
as_linux_x86_ids_101202_disk2.cpio

so in the Oracle Documentation Site they have given Guide as Follows:

To extract the cpio file,
move the cpio file to an empty directory,
then do:
cat filename.cpio | cpio -icd ....

but its not extracting so wat should i do ???

Kindly Reply ASAP

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Old 04-23-2011, 10:18 PM   #2
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"cpio" is just like a .tar or a .zip file: it's an archive with a bunch of files and directories in it.

The syntax you got should work. Here's the syntax I'd generally recommend:
Code:
1. Go to the directory you want to install to:
   cd SOME_DIRECTORY

2. Extract:
   cpio -ipvdumBc < MYFILE.cpio

3. Look for some kind of "readme.txt" in your newly extracted files:
   cd SOME_DIRECTORY/NEW_DIRECTORY
   ls
   <= Maybe you'll find something like "README.txt", "INSTALL.txt", "READ_ME_FIRST", etc
What you do *after* you extract the archive, of course, depends on the product

'Hope that helps .. PSM

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Old 04-24-2011, 12:09 AM   #3
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venu@Debian:~/Desktop/Downloads/Oracle$ cpio -pvdumBc < as_linux_x86_ids_101202_disk1.cpio

cpio: Not enough arguments
 
Old 04-24-2011, 02:47 AM   #4
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Sorry - typo . Try "cpio -ipvdumBc < file.cpio"
 
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venu@Debian:~/Desktop/Downloads/Oracle$ cpio -ipvdumBc < as_linux_x86_ids_101202_disk1.cpio

cpio: Mode already defined
 
Old 04-24-2011, 10:12 AM   #6
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cpio -iv < file.cpio

Works OK here.
 
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Old 04-24-2011, 10:28 AM   #7
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Thanks

extracted But there is no install.txt or Read.txt File

How to install Oracle Developer Suite (Forms & Reports) ...
 
Old 04-24-2011, 11:08 AM   #8
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May be you can find something here ....

Google .. install Oracle Developer Suite (Forms & Reports) ..
http://download.oracle.com/docs/html...chap_forms.htm
http://download.oracle.com/docs/html...s.htm#EIECACEI
http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B.../B13736_01.pdf
http://students.heinz.cmu.edu/docs/O...stallation.pdf
etc. etc.
 
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