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

Jim Gish jim.gish at oracle.com
Tue Dec 4 21:13:59 UTC 2012

Yeah -- I suppose that was silly.  I could've started with -1.  I'll 
clean it up on the next round.

On 12/04/2012 04:10 PM, Jim Gish wrote:
> The initial code was a bit strange in that it started out with an int 
> set to the min "reserved" port number.  I chose an Integer so I could 
> start out with null rather than a magic number.
> Jim
> P.S. working on adding nestat -a output per Alan's suggestion.
> On 12/04/2012 04:07 PM, Darryl Mocek wrote:
>> Hi Jim,
>>    changes look OK to me, although I'm curious why you chose to use 
>> an Integer instead of an int.
>> Darryl
>> On 12/04/2012 12:03 PM, 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

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