[Slackbuilds-users] Help needed: jitsi

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Jun 2 15:55:54 UTC 2020

On Tue, 2 Jun 2020, B Watson wrote:

> Did you log out and back in after installing the java package? They all
> set JAVA_HOME and a few other variables in an /etc/profile.d/ script that
> gets sourced during login.


Yes. Not only because I read that but because it makes sense.

>> 2. Can't I have multiple java (jdk and jre) versions installed? Different
>> jave applications are hard-coded for specific java versions.
> The way I'd handle this (which might even be the right way?) would be to
> first make sure the various java packages don't step on each others'
> files. If that's the case, you'd switch between multiple installed java
> packages by making one & only one of the profile.d scripts executable,
> then log out & back in after you change which one is +x, each time you do
> it.

Excellent advice and I'll follow it. I thought that java applications would
find the version they wanted if it was installed, and use it.



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