I am trying to remove packages using a chef.
i.e. remove java 1.6 and install java 1.4

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package "sun-java6-jdk" do
  action :remove

See http://wiki.opscode.com/display/chef/Resources#Resources-Package

  • Thank you, I read that page and guess my brain was not engaged. – C. Alex Roeber Jan 7 '13 at 22:25

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