RFR 8073113: sun/security/pkcs11/MessageDigest/TestCloning.java failed due to CloneNotSupportedException: SHA-256

Sean Mullan sean.mullan at oracle.com
Tue Feb 17 12:32:35 UTC 2015

On 02/16/2015 06:32 PM, Anthony Scarpino wrote:
> On 02/16/2015 02:48 PM, Sean Mullan wrote:
>> On 02/16/2015 02:57 PM, Anthony Scarpino wrote:
>>> FYI, the bug number should be JDK-8043951.  The one I listed was the
>>> backport ID.  The link below is still valid
>> Normally, the bug in the comment above a problem list entry is the bug
>> that remains open and still needs to be fixed for the problem entry to
>> be removed, and you open a separate bug to add the entry to the problem
>> list. So you should open a new bug (ex: add
>> sun/security/pkcs11/MessageDigest/TestCloning.java to ProblemList) and
>> leave 8043951 open.
>> --Sean
> I understand what you're saying, but I'm not sure how keeping 8043951
> open will help given this is an infrastructure issue.  Once disabled, we
> will never know really when it's fixed from a product standpoint.

Ok, what you are basically saying is that this ProblemList entry should 
never be removed. That is probably not a good usage of ProblemList.

> If we want the bug in the ProblemList to remain open, I would say
> putting the infrastructure bug number INTJDK-7613285 would be best.

That bug is non-public though (Oracle-specific).

Maybe it makes more sense to change the test to check if the os.name is 
Solaris and the os.version is < 11, and not continue instead of adding a 
ProblemList entry.


> Tony
>>> On 02/16/2015 11:51 AM, Anthony Scarpino wrote:
>>>> I'd like a review for adding this TestCloning.java to the ProblemList.
>>>> This change is not because of a functional problem in Java, it's
>>>> because
>>>> testing continues to occur on unpatched Solaris 10 machines for this
>>>> Solaris bug.  The test will continue to run on Solaris 11, where the
>>>> problem doesn't exist so we are not missing test coverage.
>>>> Additionally,
>>>> this is only going to JDK8u because Solaris 10 is not supported in
>>>> JDK9.
>>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ascarpino/8073113-8u/webrev/
>>>> Tony

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