Originally Posted by Richard Cranium
Install the old one again, then upgradepkg jre-6u18-i586-1.txz
Thanks Mr Head
Does it matter which command I use to install jre-6u16-i586-1 again?
Am I right to think you are basing your advice on detailed knowledge of these jre-6u* packages, including knowing that jre-6u16-i586-1 and jre-6u18-i586-1 install the files with the same names?
I actually want to replace jre-6u18-i586-1 with jdk-6u16-i586-1, following our advice 20 hours ago: "Plus the JDK comes with a copy of the JRE; there's really no good reason to have both
For future reference, do you know what was wrong with the way I removed jre-6u16-i586-1 and installed jre-6u18-i586-1?