RFR: 8273361: InfoOptsTest is failing in tier1

Jaikiran Pai jpai at openjdk.java.net
Wed Sep 8 02:28:07 UTC 2021

On Mon, 6 Sep 2021 13:54:52 GMT, Aleksey Shipilev <shade at openjdk.org> wrote:

> Current test checks that informational messages are not printed twice. The failing tests verifies that by checking `java.specification.version` is not present twice in the version string. Effectively, it searches for `18`. But a second `18` could get to version string from anywhere: the Git hash, the user name, etc. It is failing in current GHA due to Git hash containing `18`.
> I believe the test should be more conservative: look for more unique strings, and check that the lines start with it. "javac" and "javac full version" seem unique enough. Checking that lines start with "javac" handles the case of accidental version strings that includes that string (think username that includes "javac" for some reason, who are we to judge...).
> Additional testing:
>  - [x] Affected test passes with default version string
>  - [x] Affected test fails with JDK-8266239 reverted
>  - [x] Affected test passes with `--with-version-opt=javac`

Marked as reviewed by jpai (Committer).

I'm not a Reviewer, nor an expert in this area, but this change looks OK to me.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/5381

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