Manages symbolic links using the 'update-alternatives' tool ,Useful when multiple programs are installed but provide similar functionality (e.g. different editors).

Options

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name The generic name of the link. true
path The path to the real executable that the link should point to. true
link
  • The path to the symbolic link that should point to the real executable.
  • This option is required on RHEL-based distributions

Author

David Wittman (@DavidWittman) ,Gabe Mulley (@mulby)