RFR(S) : 8219417 : bump jtreg requiredVersion to b14

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Feb 20 08:44:01 UTC 2019

On 20/02/2019 5:25 pm, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 20/02/2019 06:48, David Holmes wrote:
>> :
>> I would suggest that rather than having this bug bump the 
>> requiredVersion everywhere, it should only be bumped within bugs that 
>> are adding changes that require the new minimum version ie just do it 
>> as part of 8219158.
> I think it's important that everyone is using the same minium version of 
> jtreg when running the tests. If some people are using b14 (by way of 
> using jib) then they may end up pushing test changes that fail for the 
> those of us that run jtreg directly. So I think it is better to just 
> bump the required version everywhere, after socialization of course as 
> it takes a bit of time to build or find a pre-built jtreg.

I don't really care either way, but that's not what has been happening 
to-date. Client area in particular still seems to be requiring only 4.1.


> -Alan

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