Codereview request: 8012638: test/java/time/test/java/util/TestFormatter fails in UTC TZ

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Wed Apr 24 15:08:26 UTC 2013

On 22/04/2013 19:32, Xueming Shen wrote:
> Hi,
> This is a "test regression" caused by the JSR310 latest push into TL 
> repository, in which
> the timezone name handling is slightly different for those "special" 
> timezone name such
> as UTC, GMT and UT. The offending test case has not been updated 
> accordingly (the test
> case had the old workaround to map the UTC/GMT/UT back to JSR310 
> specific "Z" for the
> golden data, which is no longer needed in the latest JSR310 
> spec/implementation), so
> it fails on env/conf that has the TZ configured to UTC/GMT/UT, which 
> is likely on some
> server machines, like our JPRT solaris machines. The proposed change 
> has been reviewed
> and pushed into JSR310 repo already, guess it might be preferred to 
> push this test case
> only/simple fix into the TL to remove the test/nightly test failure.
This looks okay to me. The test should probably list 8003680 before bugs 
for subsequent changes.


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