JTreg upwards compatibility?

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Thu May 12 15:30:52 UTC 2016

At Google, we try to run latest jtreg releases against jdk7 and jdk8.
This is generally successful, but on each jtreg upgrade there's a
handful of tests that start failing, mostly requiring an easy
backport.  Like most recently CustomizedLambdaFormTest

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 8:10 AM, Volker Simonis
<volker.simonis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I wanted to ask if JTreg is supposed to be upwards compatible.
> I.e. should it be possible to run OpenJDK 7 and 8 regression tests
> with the newest JTreg version?
> If not, is there a source which describes the required JTreg version
> for successfully running the regression tests of the various OpenJDK
> releases? Which JTreg versions is Oracle using for running its OpenJDK
> 7 and 8 regression tests?
> Thank you and best regards,
> Volker

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