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Installing new jdk over preinstalled jdk

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I have solaris 2.7 and it comes with jdk 1.1.6

what do i need to remove or reconfigure in order install
jdk 1.1.7 inside the machine... i'm not that familiar with
solaris and i havent found any uninstall bin files for the
jdk1.1.6.

thanks
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by:hilit
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I think they can live together, you only have to change the path of your java compiler so that it would compile with the new one.
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by:koala1998
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Simplest way is to just install your JDK1.1.7, and reset the environment variable to point to your new directory.

For eg. CLASSPATH=<your_new_lib_path>


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ok thanks
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