JDK 8 b118 ea test results are now available

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 05:45:52 PST 2013

Hi Balchandra,

what do you think about checking in a little script or Makefile target
which produces the test results you report for the ea builds?

This would be of great help to produce comparable test results.


On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 5:39 PM, Balchandra Vaidya
<balchandra.vaidya at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 12/10/13 03:25 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> On 10/12/2013 11:20, Balchandra Vaidya wrote:
>>> :
>>> 2) Testcase do not run with -agentvm option. It might be an
>>>     issue in the testcase (or how the testcase was run). I will look into
>>> it.
>>>     I missed this issue because I had changed my scripts to use -othervm
>>>     sometime back for debugging/analyzing some testcase
>>>     failure but forgot to change it back. Thank you for pointing it out.
>> For Volker's benefit, othervm is where jtreg spins up a new VM for each
>> test, agentvm is where jtreg re-uses the VM if possible. There are tests
>> that don't or can't clean up and those tests need to ensure that their @run
>> tests have the /othervm option so that the tests runs in its own VM.
>> Alternatively, the TEST.ROOT file has a key that lists directories where all
>> the tests in those directory trees must run in their own VM.
>> Balchandra - one thing that be useful is to look at the client tests to
>> see what can run in agentvm and what can't. For the jdk_core and jdk_svc
>> tests then they can be run in either (although we're still picking off
>> issues as they found in agentvm mode). I'm not aware of any work done yet on
>> getting the tests in the jdk_desktop test group to run in agentvm mode. It
>> may be that TEST.ROOT needs to be updated to see a few additional top-level
>> directories so that all the tests in these areas temporarily run in othervm
>> mode.
> In the subset of the tests I have been running, it appears only one test [1]
> is failing with agentvm option. I will try to run other tests in client
> groups [Note: I will update the instruction to use jtreg groups with b119
> results posting] and see what tests can be run in agentvm mode, but main
> issue
> in those remaining client tests are some tests may not consistently produce
> same results - could stabilizing those tests be a goal for jdk9 repo ?
> Thanks
> Balchandra
> [1] com/sun/java/swing/plaf/windows/8016551/bug8016551.java
>> -Alan

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