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Re: [opensuse] Installing jre-6-linux-i586-rpm.bin
  • From: Glenn Holmer <gholmer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 05:44:08 -0600
  • Message-id: <200703090544.08768.gholmer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 08 March 2007 07:42, Abstract wrote:
> I have had java-6 working on many distros 64-bit and 32-bit, usually,
> its as simply as making the .bin file executable and then running the
> .bin.

But that's just a hack if your distro uses /etc/alternatives (which I 
personally consider unspeakably evil, BTW).  A SUSE-fied package that 
generates the required forest of symlinks will make it much easier to 
switch back and forth between Java 5 and Java 6 during testing.

-- 
Glenn Holmer (Q-Link: ShadowM)
http://www.lyonlabs.org/commodore/c64.html
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