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Re: update alternatives priorities

On 03-Dec-02, 15:30 (CST), Michael Cardenas <mbc@debian.org> wrote: 
> 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? 

Fixing? How, by raising the priority? What happens when the maintainer
of some other jre/jdk package raises its?

You've seen the problem, but are on the wrong track for the solution.
What you need to do is negotiate with the other maintainers who use that
alternative and agree on the relative priorities each will use.


Steve Greenland

    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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