<AWT Dev> jtreg failing in awt tests

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Thu Nov 24 02:50:42 UTC 2016

On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 1:34 PM, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> So your real complaint isn't the failure itself, but that jtreg bothers
> to check directories you aren't even running tests from, and
> that is a time tax whether such clashes exist or not ?
> Seems a reasonable point ... if I'm running a single Image I/O test
> jtreg still finds the java/awt clash and that can't be "free".
That was _one_ of my complaints!

I'm also unhappy that jdk9/dev got poisoned by jdk9/client.  Having
subforests is supposed to prevent that sort of breakage via proper release

I'm _not_ unhappy about the mistake itself - it's a classic software
engineering trap we all fall into eventually if we do software long enough.
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