JDK 9 RFR of JDK-8027595: Enable BigInteger overflow tests in JTREG

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Fri Dec 27 00:30:16 UTC 2013

I believe Alan knows the memory requirement that are currently called 
out separately in some tests; I think we should know how -Xmx1175m 
compares to those numbers before these test changes go back.


On 12/26/2013 04:18 PM, Brian Burkhalter wrote:
> The largest memory requirement among the tests in question is by the test DivisionOverflow which appears to require at least approximately -Xmx1175m to avoid an OutOfMemoryError.
> Brian
> On Dec 26, 2013, at 3:05 PM, Brian Burkhalter wrote:
>> I can check it out. For comparison these run with the default settings on my 8GB RAM MacBookPro5,3 with this command:
>> jtreg -s -w:/tmp -r:/tmp -va -dir:$TL9/jdk/test java/math/BigInteger
>> On Dec 26, 2013, at 2:50 PM, Joe Darcy wrote:
>>> Can you determine the minimum maximum memory needed to run these tests?

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