RFR(XS): 8211287: ClassPathTests.java fails due to "Unable to map MiscData shared space at required address."

Jiangli Zhou jiangli.zhou at oracle.com
Tue Oct 2 20:42:46 UTC 2018

Hi Calvin,

With the change, would mach5 still be able to recolonize the test as 
being skipped when testing doesn't perform due to mapping failure?



On 10/2/18 1:09 PM, Calvin Cheung wrote:
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8211287
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ccheung/8211287/webrev.00/
> The method to be invoked sometimes throws the SkippedException usually 
> in case the archive cannot be mapped at the required address 
> successfully. The fix is to catch the InvocationTargetException and 
> inspecting its cause.  If the cause is SkippedException, consider the 
> test has passed and output some message. Otherwise, rethrow the 
> exception.
> Testing:
>     hs-tier1,2,3
>     Also ran the test 40 times on the windows host from which the 
> failure was observed.
> thanks,
> Calvin

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