Updating JRE (Java)
frankly3d at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 05:55:52 UTC 2010
On 09/08/10 00:26, James McKenzie wrote:
>> You cannot update jre, it is always a full clean out (optional) and
>> Even on Windows
> Not really. Sun's JRE will install over the top of an existing JRE
> install. However, if it breaks, you get to keep the results. I also
> have a lot of fun installing the JDK on Sun systems and RHEL/RHAS
> systems. Windows is another animal where the installer wants to make
> sure it has a clean platform (this means removing msjava as well) to
> install on so it rips everything out and then installs again.
> James McKenzie
That is why there are left various prior Sun Jre's,
that you can safely remove after a fresh update.
Have done it many times, the old stuff it still there.
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