Sometimes there are tiny little changes in a new release – and sometimes they are not documented very well yet. One of these changes is the new behavior of login.sql for SQL*Plus in Oracle Database 126.96.36.199.
Behavior before Oracle Database 12.2
In all releases until Oracle Database 188.8.131.52 by default SQL*Plus searches for the user profile (login.sql) in your current directory first, and then in the directories you specify with the ORACLE_PATH environment variable.
Please be aware that this change can be introduced with a PSU or a BP from 2017 as well.
Behavior since Oracle Database 12.2
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