Patch for JTreg test java/net/MulticastSocket/SetOutgoingIf.java
Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Wed Sep 23 11:01:17 UTC 2009
Pavel Tisnovsky wrote:
> two-lines patch for regression test
> java/net/MulticastSocket/SetOutgoingIf.java is exposed at
> The test machine (where this test fails) has six network interfaces,
> but only two of them, namely eth2 and virbr0, can be used to send
> multicast packets. But the test does not check interface attributes
> and tries to use _ALL_ network interfaces (excluding loopback device,
> of course) to send and then receive multicast packets.
> It fails, but the failure message depends on current network interface
> order (order is not guaranteed) returned by
> NetworkInterface.getNetworkInterfaces(). Patch check, if the given
> network interface is able to send multicast packets.
> I think, the patch could be applied to OpenJDK6 too.
> Pavel Tisnovsky
Pavel - this looks good me, although I think you should send it to
net-dev. To make it more reliable you could also check isUp as
getNetworkInterface may enumerate network interfaces that are down.
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