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Old 06-19-2003, 01:07 PM   #1
ken22
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Question Setting Paths for Java


Hi,
I'm new to linux and am running Mandrake 9.0.

I just installed java 1.4.1 into /usr/local/j2sdk1.4.1_02 and I want to set the path as root so that all users have access to the javac command without having to use the full path to the compiler. Can someone tell me how to do this?

Thanks

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Old 06-19-2003, 01:45 PM   #2
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It may be easier to create a link to javac from something that is already in all users path like /usr/bin:

ln -sf /usr/local/j2sdk1.4.1_02/bin/javac /usr/bin/javac
 
  


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