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  1. JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4 and 5
  2. JBPAPP-4172

Installation of IBM JDK5 on RHEL5 x86_64 ends with broken symlinks to java binaries

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      Description

      The installation of IBM JDK5 on RHEL5 x86_64 ends with broken links to java binaries. On i386 arch it works.
      It looks like a RHEL5 bug, bu it should probably be documented for EAP.

      [root@ibm-x3950m2-02 ~]# yum install java-1.5.0-ibm-devel
      ..
      Dependencies Resolved

      ================================================================================================================================
      Package Arch Version Repository Size
      ================================================================================================================================
      Installing:
      java-1.5.0-ibm-devel i386 1:1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5 rhel-x86_64-server-supplementary-5 3.9 M
      java-1.5.0-ibm-devel x86_64 1:1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5 rhel-x86_64-server-supplementary-5 3.4 M
      Installing for dependencies:
      compat-libstdc++-33 x86_64 3.2.3-61 rhel-x86_64-server-5 227 k
      java-1.5.0-ibm x86_64 1:1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5 rhel-x86_64-server-supplementary-5 50 M
      jpackage-utils noarch 1.7.3-1jpp.2.el5 rhel-x86_64-server-5 61 k
      libXp x86_64 1.0.0-8.1.el5 rhel-x86_64-server-5 23 k
      ..
      Installed:
      java-1.5.0-ibm-devel.i386 1:1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5 java-1.5.0-ibm-devel.x86_64 1:1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5

      Dependency Installed:
      compat-libstdc++-33.x86_64 0:3.2.3-61 java-1.5.0-ibm.x86_64 1:1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5 jpackage-utils.noarch 0:1.7.3-1jpp.2.el5
      libXp.x86_64 0:1.0.0-8.1.el5

      Complete!

      [root@ibm-x3950m2-02 ~]# ls -l /usr/lib/jvm/java/bin/java
      lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 15 Apr 25 15:35 /usr/lib/jvm/java/bin/java -> ../jre/bin/java

      [root@ibm-x3950m2-02 ~]# ls -l /usr/lib/jvm/java/bin/../jre/bin/java
      ls: /usr/lib/jvm/java/bin/../jre/bin/java: No such file or directory

      [root@ibm-x3950m2-02 ~]# rpm -qa | grep java
      java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5
      java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5
      java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.11.1-1jpp.3.el5

      [root@ibm-x3950m2-02 ~]# alternatives --config java

      There is 1 program that provides 'java'.

      Selection Command
      -----------------------------------------------
      *+ 1 /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.5.0-ibm.x86_64/bin/java

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              • Assignee:
                ekopalov Eva Kopalova
                Reporter:
                istudens Ivo Studensky
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