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update alternatives priorities

The man page for update-alternatives does not give a range for the
possible values for priority. 

As a result, when I created a package for the lindowsos warehosue for
ibmjava2-jre, I used a priority of 99, assuming that 100 was the

The problem arose when a user installed another jre, specifically the
jdk1.1 package, which called update-alternatives with a priority of

I'm fixing our package for ibmjava2-jre, but the man page should be
clarified. Are there any accepted values to use with
update-alternatives? Is it listed in some other documentation
somewhere that I just didn't see? 



michael cardenas       | lead software engineer, lindows.com
hyperpoem.net          | GNU/Linux software developer
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