Provided by: java-common_0.24ubuntu2_all bug

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.

       --plugins
              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 <doko@ubuntu.com>.

                                   May 2006        UPDATE-JAVA-ALTERNATIVES(8)