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Oracle Linux: "Invalid Version Flag: Or" when updating package (Doc ID 2756874.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When updating yum package using "# yum update <package>", an error is being encountered:

[root@hostname yum.repos.d]# yum --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=ol7_x86_64_latest update yum


Loaded plugins: langpacks, rhnplugin, ulninfo
This system is receiving updates from ULN.
ol7_x86_64_latest | 2.7 kB 00:00:00
ol7_x86_64_latest/group | 660 kB 00:00:00
ol7_x86_64_latest/updateinfo | 3.2 MB 00:00:00
ol7_x86_64_latest/primary_db | 33 MB 00:00:01

Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package yum.noarch 0:3.4.3-163.0.1.el7 will be updated
---> Package yum.noarch 0:3.4.3-168.0.3.el7 will be an update
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

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Package Arch Version Repository Size
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Updating:
yum noarch 3.4.3-168.0.3.el7 ol7_x86_64_latest 1.2 M

Transaction Summary
=========================================================================================================================================

Upgrade 1 Package

Total download size: 1.2 M
Is this ok [y/d/N]: y
Downloading packages:
No Presto metadata available for ol7_x86_64_latest
yum-3.4.3-168.0.3.el7.noarch.rpm | 1.2 MB 00:00:00
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
Running transaction

Invalid version flag: or    <<<<

 

Cause

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