Some new security tests failing (one by removing the j2sdk-image dir!) (Was: changeset in /hg/icedtea6...)

Mark Wielaard mark at
Wed Dec 10 00:31:01 PST 2008

Hi Jon,

On Tue, 2008-12-09 at 17:43 -0800, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> FYI, I finally investigated the jtreg issue you describe.  It's come
> up once before internally.
> jtreg is suffering from the simplicities of the API, and
> is following symbolic links
> when cleaning the scratch directory in preparation for each new test
> to be run.  I have a 
> patch, but I'll probably leave it till after the holidays before
> pushing it, as I will be leaving
> for vacation next week. Thanks for pointing out the issue again.

Thanks. I wasn't sure how to fix the issue in jtreg itself (except just
saying "don't use symlinks" - which apparently really only is an issue
for this particular test case). Glad you found some way. Feel free to
post the patch if you want some feedback.



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