RFR: 8004317 TestLibrary.getUnusedRandomPort() fails intermittently, but exception not reported

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Dec 4 20:42:15 UTC 2012

On 04/12/2012 20:03, Jim Gish wrote:
> Please review 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jgish/Bug8004317-TestLibrary-getUnusedRandomPort-Failure/ 
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Ejgish/Bug8004317-TestLibrary-getUnusedRandomPort-Failure/> 
> We're getting intermittent failures on a number of RMI tests 
> attempting to get an unused ephemeral port.  This is a temporary 
> change to print a stack trace until we can figure what's going on. For 
> some reason the test framework isn't surfacing the nested exception.  
> (There probably should be a separate bug for that, but my first 
> priority here is to fix the intermittent test failures.)
> Thanks,
>     Jim
If this is what I think it is, they it may be useful to capture the 
output of "netstat -a" output at the time of the exception.


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