update-alternatives - Alternative management system

Property Value
Distribution Mageia 4.1
Repository Mageia Core i586
Package name update-alternatives
Package version 1.9.0
Package release 12.mga4
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 27.30 KB
Download size 14.22 KB
Official Mirror distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr
Utility for managing concurent software. Original version comes from
Debian but has been patched by Mandriva for use with rpm systems.


Package Version Architecture Repository
update-alternatives-1.9.0-12.mga4.noarch.rpm 1.9.0 noarch Mageia Core
update-alternatives - - -


Name Value
perl-base -


Name Value
/usr/sbin/alternatives -
/usr/sbin/update-alternatives -
update-alternatives == 1.9.0-12.mga4


Type URL
Binary Package update-alternatives-1.9.0-12.mga4.noarch.rpm
Source Package update-alternatives-1.9.0-12.mga4.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable Mageia Core repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install update-alternatives rpm package:
    # urpmi update-alternatives




2013-10-19 - umeabot <umeabot> 1.9.0-12.mga4
+ Revision: 533708
- Mageia 4 Mass Rebuild
2013-09-04 - luigiwalser <luigiwalser> 1.9.0-11.mga4
+ Revision: 474910
- rpm no longer allows listing a symlink to a directory as a dir in files
- rpm no longer allows using attr on a symlink in files
2013-02-17 - tv <tv> 1.9.0-10.mga3
+ Revision: 398882
- requires perl-base (mga#9047)
2013-01-22 - fwang <fwang> 1.9.0-9.mga3
+ Revision: 390820
- update rpm group
2013-01-14 - umeabot <umeabot> 1.9.0-8.mga3
+ Revision: 385078
- Mass Rebuild - https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Feature:Mageia3MassRebuild
2011-01-15 - pterjan <pterjan> 1.9.0-7.mga1
+ Revision: 19462
- Drop obsolete Conflicts
- imported package update-alternatives
2010-12-04 - Oden Eriksson <oeriksson@mandriva.com> 1.9.0-7mdv2011.0
+ Revision: 608115
- rebuild

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