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Re: How to setup Java Platform Plugin for Iceweasel 10.0.6

On Sun, 05 Aug 2012 20:23:46 +0200, Csanyi Pal wrote:

> Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> writes:

>>> I did so:
>>> $ sudo update-alternatives --config java
>>> http://alexander.holbreich.org/2011/11/java-7-on-debian/
>> That was indeed the way to go.
>> Strange is that after having installed openjdk v7 in last place it is
>> not being selected automatically as the default version; that's what I
>> would have expected (→ last wins) but seems that not :-?
> I have now this:
> $ sudo update-alternatives --config java There are 2 choices for the
> alternative java (providing /usr/bin/java).
>   Selection Path                                   Priority   Status
> ------------------------------------------------
>   0  /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-amd64/jre/bin/java  1061 auto mode 
>   1  /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-amd64/jre/bin/java  1061 manual mode
> * 2  /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre/bin/java  1051 manual mode
> Press enter to keep the current choice[*], or type selection number:

Yes, that's what I would have expected after installing OpenJDK v7 but 
this has to come "automatically" not "manually" as you did. At least IMO 
it makes sense to give a higher priority to the latest version of OpenJDK 
as it usually comes with all of the patches and security fixes applied.



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