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Oracle Linux: Java Installation/upgrading Fails with Error "lua script failed: /usr/libexec/copy_jdk_configs.lua:272..." (Doc ID 2448752.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.10 [Release OL6 to OL6U10]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Fail to install/upgrade java with the following message:


# rpm -Uvh java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.0.1.el6_10.x86_64.rpm
error: lua script failed: /usr/libexec/copy_jdk_configs.lua:272: attempt to index global 'file' (a nil value)
Preparing... ########################################### [100%]

Changes

 Trying installing/upgrading java-1.7.0-openjdk.

 

Cause

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