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IV08010: JAVA -VERSION:N.N DOES NOT WORK

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: /usr/java6/jre/bin/java -version:1.6* -version
    Unable to locate JRE meeting specification "1.6*"
    .
    Stack Trace:
    .
    Confirmed the following command does not work on latest Java 6
    32bit and 64 bit.
    java -version:1.6 -version
    Command fails with message "Unable to locate JRE meeting
    specification 1.6"
    Equivalent command on Java 5
    java -version:1.5 -version
    produces standard version info.
    

Local fix

  • No Work around.
    

Problem summary

  • This functionality (java -version:n.n) provides the facility for
    user to specify a particular version of the system SDK to be
    used for execution when multiple version of SDK installed in the
    machine.
    In Java 6, this functionality was implemented only for Windows
    platform.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    6.0.0 SR10
    6.0.1 SR2
    7.0.0 SR1
    .
    java -version:n.n functionality is implemented on Unix
    platforms.
    .
    To obtain the fix:
    Install build 20111026 or later
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV08010

  • Reported component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Reported component ID

    620700130

  • Reported release

    600

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-09-21

  • Closed date

    2011-11-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-04-08

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Fixed component ID

    620700130

Applicable component levels

  • R600 PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version: 6.0

Reference #: IV08010

Modified date: 08 April 2012