Reviewer needed - fix for regression test LastErrorString

Pavel Tisnovsky ptisnovs at
Fri May 6 13:14:16 UTC 2011

Alan Bateman wrote:
> Pavel Tisnovsky wrote:
>> :
>>> I agree that this test should be fixed but I don't know about jdk7 as
>>> it's being stabilized now and only critical changes are allowed.
>> just to be sure - are you talking about proprietary JDK7 or OpenJDK7?
> I'm talking about the jdk7/jdk7 forest. That's going to get locked down
> soon and only critical changes will be allowed in. I honestly do not
> know any of the details as to how this will happen but I don't think
> it's unreasonable to limit the number of changes when nearing the end.

I see, thanks for the clarification.

> It would be nice if test-only changes could be exempt from red tape but
> I just don't know at this point. This shouldn't stop us reviewing the
> change of course and I'm happy to run it on Windows for you. I also need
> to create a bug for this as I don't think we have one already (FWIW,
> this test seems to have been added in 1998 and has been largely
> untouched since then).
> -Alan.

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