RFR: 8004748: clean up @build tags in RMI tests

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Dec 12 10:43:20 UTC 2012

On 11/12/2012 23:53, Stuart Marks wrote:
> Hi all,
> Please review the following gigantic webrev [1] to clean up @build 
> tags in RMI tests. Details underlying this change are in the bug 
> report [2].
> Briefly, if test classes listed in @build tags are in the wrong order, 
> this trips over a jtreg problem that in turn causes a cascade of 
> subsequent tests to fail. It's sensitive to the order in which tests 
> run. The problem currently occurs in the jdk7u repo. It doesn't happen 
> in jdk8 right now, but as things shift around it might occur in the 
> future.
The changes looks okay to me. Also just to mention that I've seen this 
with jdk8 too, but only with -concurrency where the tests are running 
concurrently in different agent VMs to speed up the execution. It's very 
intermittent and hopefully the underlying issue in jtreg has be resolved 


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