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

Seán Coffey sean.coffey at oracle.com
Thu Dec 5 10:50:41 UTC 2013

I've created https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8029595 to track 
some clean up in this area.


On 04/12/2013 16:44, Mandy Chung wrote:
> 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.
> Mandy

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