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adtd8
22nd June 2008, 01:33 AM
I upgraded to java 6, and for some reason "javac" is not recognized. I try to set the path as the the following :
path="/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_06/bin/
but I still get javac command not found.

Any ideas. Thanks a lot

-andi

Hlingler
22nd June 2008, 02:01 AM
Not sure exactly what you did/where you specified this. Try:
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_06/bin/

To make that persistent, edit your ~/.bashrc file and add that folder to the list of PATH:
PATH=/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_06/bin/:/usr/java/default/bin:/usr/kerberos/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/home/Vince/bin

V

P.S. This all assumes of course that the files/executables etc. are actually in that location.

P.P.S. Oh, and editing ~/.bashrc won't take effect in any open terminals unless/until you run:
source ~/.bashrc

marcrblevins
22nd June 2008, 10:10 AM
What java installation package did you use? That path statement you showed is really wrong as Hlingler mentioned.

Show us:


alternatives --config java

Saint Mike
22nd June 2008, 03:00 PM
try something like

/usr/sbin/alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /opt/jre1.6.0_06/bin/java 50000 (or wherever the directory is)

to add it to the alternative system with a priority of 50000

then as above

alternatives --config java

and set it to that entry

adtd8
22nd June 2008, 03:39 PM
Hey guys I did you what you said and everything worked afterwards .. Thank a lot for your help, i really appreciated it.

/usr/java/jdk1-6.0/bin/java was getting very old :)...

again thanks,

--andi