New in version 1.6.
Manages symbolic links using the ‘update-alternatives’ tool Useful when multiple programs are installed but provide similar functionality (e.g. different editors).
The path to the symbolic link that should point to the real executable.
This option is required on RHEL-based distributions
The generic name of the link.
The path to the real executable that the link should point to.
(added in 2.2)
The priority of the alternative
- name: correct java version selected alternatives: name=java path=/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre/bin/java - name: alternatives link created alternatives: name=hadoop-conf link=/etc/hadoop/conf path=/etc/hadoop/conf.ansible - name: make java 32 bit an alternative with low priority alternatives: name=java path=/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-i386/jre/bin/java priority=-10
For more information on what this means please read Extras Modules
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