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UPDATE-JAVA-ALTERNATIVES

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)

Updated: May 2006

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NAME

update-java-alternatives - update alternatives for jre/sdk installations

SYNOPSIS

update-java-alternatives [--jre] [--plugin] [-t|--test|-v|--verbose]

      -l|--list [<jname>]

      -s|--set <jname>

      -a|--auto

      -h|-?|--help

DESCRIPTION

update-java-alternatives updates all alternatives belonging to one runtime or development kit for the Java language. A package does provide these information of it's alternatives in /usr/lib/jvm/.<jname>.jinfo.

OPTIONS

-l|--list [<jname>]
List all installed packages (or just <jname>) providing information to set a bunch of java alternatives. Verbose output shows each alternative provided by the packages.:
-a|--auto
Switch all alternatives of registered jre/sdk installations to automatic mode.:
-s|--set <jname>
Set all alternatives of the registered jre/sdk installation to the program path provided by the <jname> installation.:
--jre
Limit the actions to alternatives belong to a runtime environment, not a development kit.:
--jre-headless
Limit the actions to alternatives belong to the headless part of a runtime environment.:
--plugin
Limit the actions to alternatives providing browser plugins.:
-h|--help
Display a help message.:
-t|--test
Don't actually do anything, just say what would be done. The implementation status of this option is the same as for update-alternatives (not implemented).:
-v|--verbose
Verbose output.:

FILES

/usr/lib/jvm/.*.jinfo
A text file describing a jre/sdk installation. Consists of some variables of the form <var>=<value> and a list of alternatives of the form jre|jdk <name> <path>.:

AUTHOR

update-java-alternatives and this manual page was written by Matthias Klose <[email protected]>.


Index

NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

FILES

AUTHOR