yum update will not run - error: optparse.OptionConflictError: option --downloadonly: conflicting option string(s): --downloadonly
Last updated on MARCH 14, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
yum was previously being run and it was aborted. Even after running "yum clean all" the yum process still will not run.
When trying to run "yum update", it aborts with a stack trace ending with the message "error: optparse.OptionConflictError: option --downloadonly: conflicting option string(s): --downloadonly"
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