[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] [9] Review request for 8163889: [macosx] Can't print from browser on Mac OS X

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Fri Jan 20 21:24:53 UTC 2017

Hi Dmitry,
 > 29 * @run main/othervm PrintCrashTest

why othervm ?

I don't think that is strictly necessary just because you are using deleteOnExit.
And FWIW I think the test could "more promptly" delete the file anyway after print returns.


On 1/20/17, 9:36 AM, Dmitry Markov wrote:
> Hi Phil, Prasanta,
> I have updated the fix as you suggested, (i.e. added the regression test). The new webrev is located at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dmarkov/8163889/webrev.01/
> Could you review the new version, please?
> Thanks,
> Dmitry
>> On 20 Jan 2017, at 19:50, Phil Race<philip.race at oracle.com>  wrote:
>> I haven't looked at the fix (yet) but I definitely agree that a manual regression test
>> for this  is better than none. What else should we do ? Just not test printing ?
>> In my view which I've expressed to SQE for a really long time, if you aren't testing with
>> printers installed you aren't testing the whole platform. Whilst it may be convenient
>> that tests (silently) don't complain when there are no printers, it is a slippery slope ..
>> -phil.
>> On 01/20/2017 04:04 AM, Prasanta Sadhukhan wrote:
>>> It is possible to create manual regression test for this problem. Also the test will require some additional set up steps such as printer installation and so on. It seems to me that is overhead for person who runs it. However if you insist on test creation, I will add it.
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