hg: jdk7/tl/langtools: 6917130: should test that annotations that have been optimized away are not emitted to classfile

Jonathan Gibbons Jonathan.Gibbons at Sun.COM
Wed Jan 27 11:38:19 PST 2010

Neal Gafter wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 7:32 AM, Mahmood Ali <mahmood at notnoop.com 
> <mailto:mahmood at notnoop.com>> wrote:
>     Do you agree with my analysis?  Would updating the test to check for
>     deadcode elimination mitigate your concerns?
> No.  This test is quite useful as it stands, though I agree that other 
> tests, not yet written, would be useful too.  My point was that it 
> would be useful to have a way to distinguish correctness tests from 
> quality tests.
This would be an obvious case for a keyword to be used to distinguish 
the different types of tests, although determining which tests should 
contain the keyword would be somewhat tedious and labor intensive.

-- Jon
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