EBS Object Types - Libraries

Forms libraries used within Oracle E-Business Suite.

Object Type Identification

  • Files with extensions .pll, .plx are included regardless of location

File Extensions 

.pllPreLinked Library used for custom libraries.
.plxCompiled code.

Object Type


Object Type Attributes

NameCodeDescriptionDefault ValueSupported Values
SourceSOURCEObject Source Location Type

SCM (**populating from SCM)

EBS (**manual creation)


Path to where the source file (pll) should be staged.

Target LocationTARGET_LOCATIONPath to where the compiled file should be deployed to.$AU_TOP/forms/
Module TypeMODULE_TYPESpecifies the type of module to make from the Form.LIBRARYLIBRARY
Compile AllCOMPILE_ALLPackage compile preference.specialspecial | YES | NO
Target File PermissionFILE_PERMISSIONSPermissions to apply to the file after it is deployedDefaults to the project property FDEBS_FILE_PERMISSIONS

Related Project Properties

NameCodeDescriptionDefault Value
Libraries Root Source DirectoryFDEBS_LIBRARIES_ROOT_SOURCE_DIRSource folder for Forms (e.g. Form).forms
Libraries Root Destination DirectoryFDEBS_FORMS_ROOT_DESTINATION_DIRTarget directory for form files (fmx). (e.g. $XXAR_TOP/forms).$<PROD_TOP>/forms
Libraries Root Stage DirectoryFDEBS_FORMS_ROOT_STAGE_DIRStage directory for form files (fmb). (e.g. $XXAR_TOP/forms).$AU_TOP/forms
File PermissionsFDEBS_FILE_PERMISSIONSTarget File Permission. Will be set to target file after deployment using chmod. eg: 755

Sample Build Commands 

N/A - Build commands not supported for this type.

Sample Deploy Commands 

cp "$SOURCE_FILE" "$AU_TOP/forms/";
frmcmp_batch module=$AU_TOP/forms/FABAL.pll userid=$FDEBS_DB_USER/$FDEBS_DB_PASSWORD module_type=LIBRARY compile_all=special
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