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Bug ID: JDK-6230180 current version functionality is incorrect in online docs
JDK-6230180 : current version functionality is incorrect in online docs

Details
Type:
Bug
Submit Date:
2005-02-16
Status:
Resolved
Updated Date:
2010-04-02
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2005-03-02
Component:
docs
OS:
generic
Sub-Component:
guides
CPU:
generic
Priority:
P3
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
1.4.2_07
Fixed Versions:
1.4.2_08 (b08)

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Description
http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/runtime_win32.html

says: "Note that the CurrentVersion registry value is that of the most recently installed Java RE."

This is untrue.  It should be that the latest release on the machine is the default java.  We need to change this.

###@###.### 2005-2-16 22:39:35 GMT

                                    

Comments
EVALUATION

Changed text to:
  <p>Note that the <tt>CurrentVersion</tt> registry value is latest
version on the machine.  So if someone installs 1.4, the installs 1.3,
the <tt>CurrentVersion</tt> will remain 1.4, because that's a later
version number. </p>

Note this paragraph could have been deleted because earlier in the
page it says:  
<p>Note that <tt>CurrentVersion</tt> is set only if the version
being installed is the highest version number on the machine. For
example, if Java RE 1.3.1 already exists on a machine on which 1.4.2 is
being installed, then <tt>CurrentVersion</tt> will be set to <tt>1.4</tt>.
If 1.4.2 is installed first, and then 1.3.1 is installed, <tt>CurrentVersion</tt>
will remain set to <tt>1.4</tt>. </p>

###@###.### 2005-03-02 15:25:22 GMT
                                     
2005-03-02



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