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10.4: About the Java SE 5.0 Release 3 update
Authored by: quaeler on Nov 23, '05 12:49:00AM

part of the problem, it seems, is that apple's "Java Preferences" was not written for a development environment - just a deployment-only environment.

looking at /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/ we see that Current is correctly linked as defined by preferences set in the

HOWEVER, CurrentJDK's link is not changed. Combined this with what 'java' is linked to in my default path:
[...] root# which java
[...] root# ls /usr/bin/java
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 57 Nov 13 21:59 /usr/bin/java -> /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Commands/java

and of course:
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 28 Nov 13 21:59 Commands -> Versions/CurrentJDK/Commands

so regardless of what is set in, command line java will reflect the jdk symbolic link.

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