RFR: 8272600: (test) Use native "sleep" in Basic.java [v3]

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Fri Sep 3 01:51:05 UTC 2021

On 3/09/2021 12:45 am, Roger Riggs wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Aug 2021 02:34:48 GMT, Roger Riggs <rriggs at openjdk.org> wrote:
>>> The intermittent test in java/lang/ProcessBuilder/Basic.java has identified unexpected messages from a child Java VM
>>> as the cause of the test failure.  Attempts to control the output of the child VM have failed, the VM is unrepentant .
>>> There is no functionality in the child except to wait long enough for the test to finish and the child is destroyed.
>>> The fix is to switch from using a Java child to using a native child; a new executable `sleepmillis`.
>> Roger Riggs has updated the pull request incrementally with one additional commit since the last revision:
>>    Revised to use native /bin/sleep program on Unix* (non-Windows).
>>    For Windows, a native "BasicSleep" program is used.
> And also about Timeout on Windows: it can't be used because it requires a working input stream.
>     Child args: [C:\Windows\System32\Timeout.exe, 600]
>     ERROR: Input redirection is not supported, exiting the process immediately.

Did you try with the /NOBREAK flag?


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> PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/5239

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