By Torben Hein -Oracle on Apr 24, 2012
As we hear from the communities, OBIEE 188.8.131.52.1 has been released on 20th of April ( see here ).
As stated by Ian there is some background info that needs to be taken into consideration:
Who Should Apply This Patch
- This patch is highly recommended for all the customers who are using Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 184.108.40.206.0.
- This patch is
primarily intended to improve quality as it includes some high priority
bugs. Please see the Fixed bugs list (in the patch readme) for the
NOTE: Customers who are currently using a version
earlier than Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 220.127.116.11.0
should not apply this patch.
Important Information for Customers using Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Suite version 18.104.22.168.0
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition customers currently running version 22.214.171.124.0 may encounter patch conflicts if this patch is applied.
A patch conflict occurs when two or more patches have some files in common but contain independent fixes, resulting in a roll back of previously applied fixes. It is very important that customers currently running version 126.96.36.199.0 pay attention to any notifications regarding conflicting patches presented by Opatch during application of this patch, as these patches will be rolled back if patch application continues. Any patch rolled back due to the application of this PSU must be re-built for this patch before you can reinstall that fix.
Open a service request with Oracle Support to request a merged patch if required.
Thanks for sharing this important bit of info, Ian.