Provided by: java-common_0.24ubuntu2_all
update-java-alternatives - update alternatives for jre/sdk
update-java-alternatives [--jre] [--plugin] [-t|--test|-v|--verbose]
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
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.
Switch all alternatives of registered jre/sdk installations to
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.
Limit the actions to alternatives providing browser plugins.
Display a help message.
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).
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>.
update-java-alternatives and this manual page was written by Matthias
May 2006 UPDATE-JAVA-ALTERNATIVES(8)