<AWT Dev> RFR: 8080185: [TESTBUG] Test instructions need to be updated for test java/awt/dnd/DnDFileGroupDescriptor/DnDFileGroupDescriptor

Prasanta Sadhukhan psadhukhan at openjdk.java.net
Fri Apr 9 08:12:26 UTC 2021

On Fri, 9 Apr 2021 07:10:14 GMT, Sergey Bylokhov <serb at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> This testcase was a regression testcase for a windows bug JDK-6242241 whereby dragging an attachment from a Microsoft Outlook message to the application results in blank or semicolons.
>> The testcase was later made applicable to windows only by JDK-7147083 
>> http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/jdk9/jdk/rev/d8efcad28072
>> so we can remove the test from Problemlist which is problemlisted for linux and mac.
> The bug was added to the problem list by the JDK-8255365, because SQE reported it on Ubuntu in jdk15. This looks strange since the tag "@requires" was added in jdk9.
> BTW the bug filed JDK-8080185 is unrelated to the macOS and Linux, it is about removing the outlook requirement for test execution on windows(this may allow it to be run on other platforms)

This test in its current position is not supposed to (or will not run) in non-windows platform as we have @requires tag... Probably SQE is running some old test.
Also, the regression test was added specially for Microsoft Outlook drag issue so I don't think we should use some other requirement just to make it pass for other platform or even on windows.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/3406

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