An updated system-switch-java package that fixes two bugs is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The system-switch-java package provides a tool that allows you to select the Java environment from the list of the installed Java alternatives. The tool supports graphical user interface (GUI) and text user interface (TUI) mode.
When switching to OpenJDK, the system-switch-java utility failed to switch the web plug-in to the IcedTea plug-in. This happened because system-switch-java was looking for the plug-in in a wrong location. With this update, system-switch-java searches for the web plug-in in the correct location (/usr/lib/IcedTeaPlugin.so) and the plug-in is applied when requested.
On system-switch-java 1.1.5, the command "system-switch-java --version" printed the value "1.1.4". The underlying code has been updated and the command now returns the correct version number.
All users of system-switch-java are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which fixes these bugs.