JTREG support for provider cleanup

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Tue Nov 26 01:33:45 UTC 2013


There is a recent RFE for this, which has not yet been implemented. For 
now, you either have to do the cleanup yourself, or mark the test to run 
in othervm mode.

-- Jon

On 11/25/2013 12:23 PM, Rajan Halade wrote:
> Hi All,
> I browsed through jtreg documentation but couldn't find any support 
> for security provider cleanup after test execution. Is the support 
> there today? I appreciate any feedback in this regard.
> *Some Background:*
> The problem is that when test run in agentvm mode that updates 
> security providers, it can cause adverse effects on next tests 
> executed in same batch. We had few intermittent test failures in the 
> past because of this issue.
> Refer to email thread [1] where we are discussing this issue and 
> possible approach. We considered changing such tests to use othervm 
> option but before that would like to see if jtreg provides/can provide 
> any option to help with this one.
> [1] 
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/security-dev/2013-November/009744.html
> [2] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8027598
> Thanks,
> Rajan

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