[8u] RFR: 8203190: SessionId.hashCode generates too many collisions

Andrew John Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Fri May 17 15:28:12 UTC 2019

On 17/05/2019 12:37, Severin Gehwolf wrote:


> The reason was that it's not a good test to be run automatically. It
> would have to have some heuristic which it uses as "passed" and "fail".
> Checking in the code anyway has a tendency for it to bitrot. If you
> really feel strongly about it, I can add it. FWIW, the reference to the
> test isn't going away so it'll be available either way.

I get that, but there are other manual tests in the repositories. I saw
one yesterday that required downloading a font before running it. I
think it better to have everything in one place rather than relying on
someone to find this e-mail thread.

The bitrot argument seems a little odd, given it would be more open to
updates in the repositories rather than on a web server where only you
can update it :/
Andrew :)

Senior Free Java Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc. (http://www.redhat.com)

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