RFR : 8029347 : sun/rmi/runtime/Log/checkLogging/CheckLogging.java fails in nightly intermittently

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed Dec 4 16:44:32 UTC 2013

On 12/4/2013 7:51 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 04/12/2013 15:44, Seán Coffey wrote:
>> Recent jdk8 builds seem to be more ambitious on the GC front. It 
>> turns out that we've no strong reference for the Logger being created 
>> in this testcase and it's collected before use.
> Thanks Sean, I've seen this fail many times recently due to the logger 
> being GC'ed. The change looks good. At some point we should check to 
> see if there are other tests that might have similar issues.

Agree.  We should probably consider having a test library method 
creating a logger that hopefully the new tests can avoid running into 
the same issue.


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