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

Andrew John Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Fri May 17 16:13:42 UTC 2019



On 17/05/2019 17:00, Severin Gehwolf wrote:
> On Fri, 2019-05-17 at 16:28 +0100, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>>
>> On 17/05/2019 12:37, Severin Gehwolf wrote:
>>
>> snip...
>>
>>> 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 :/
> 
> Sure. Here the webrev with the test:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sgehwolf/webrevs/JDK-8203190/02/webrev/
> 
> OK to push?
> 
> Thanks,
> Severin
> 

Looks good to me.
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