Troubleshooting: "Error adding object to vendor database" message when installing WebSphere Commerce

During the installation of WebSphere Commerce, you see an error related to vendor databases.


In the terminal, you see the following error:
ERROR: Error adding object to vendor database. odmerrno: 0 ODM_DIR:'/etc/objrepos'
However, in the installation logs, you also see the following message:
Message Text: CMN7753S: WebSphere Commerce installation complete. 


The error does not prevent the installation from completing successfully or affect the running of the product thereafter. You can safely ignore the error message.