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

UPDATE-JAVA-ALTERNATIVES(8) System Manager's Manual UPDATE-JAVA-ALTERNATIVES(8)

NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

update-java-alternatives [--jre] [--plugin] [-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.
-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 <doko@ubuntu.com>.
May 2006 Debian Sid