<AWT Dev> RFR: 8252679: Two windows specific FileDIalog tests may fail on some Windows_Server_2016_Standard

Phil Race prr at openjdk.java.net
Sun Sep 6 00:44:30 UTC 2020

On Sun, 6 Sep 2020 00:16:48 GMT, Sergey Bylokhov <serb at openjdk.org> wrote:

> These seemingly simple checks are needed on Windows because on windows we allow navigating in the special
> folders(Libraries). To map the LIbrary such as Music/Video we call the native win32 API. If this API fails to convert
> the Library to the path, we will show this library to the user in the FileChooser without an ability to navigate it.  I
> have checked that the test fails on the systems where the native API sometimes cannot map the Library to the path, so
> even the native applications cannot navigate it.  We run these tests, as a service on the headless windows system, so
> this could be a reason.
> For now, I would like to move these tests to the headful group where we know the desktop session exists. If they
> continue to fail we probably will need to relax the checks in the tests.



Marked as reviewed by prr (Reviewer).

PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/24

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