<AWT Dev> Reviewer needed - fix for regression test java/awt/Insets/WindowWithWarningTest/WindowWithWarningTest

Anthony Petrov anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Wed Dec 1 07:27:34 PST 2010

Hi Pavel,

On 12/1/2010 4:09 PM, Pavel Tisnovsky wrote:
> can anyone please review fix for regression test
> java/awt/Insets/WindowWithWarningTest/WindowWithWarning?
> Webrev containing the fix is available at
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ptisnovs/WindowWithWarning/
> Brief description of the fix:
> This test must be run in an environment similar to sandbox used for
> running regular applets, which among other things means that each window
> created by the test itself has to be labelled by warning message "Java
> Applet Window".
> But for this test to proceed it is also required
> that AWT Robot is enabled (and it is disabled by default for applets,
> which is reasonable, of course).
> To guarantee both conditions to run this test, I created new security
> policy file containing option to enable AWT robot and then configured
> the test itself to use this policy file, because JTreg harness usually
> starts such tests (applets) without security manager installed.

Right. That's why the test installs a custom security manager in its code.

Could you please explain benefits of a separate .policy file over the 
current approach of setting the security manager directly in the test code?

best regards,

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