8005555: TEST_BUG: java/io/Serializable/accessConstants/AccessConstants.java can probably be removed

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Wed Apr 24 16:34:45 UTC 2013

On 04/24/2013 05:15 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> This test has been failing recently for me with the error "No action
> after @build", I think possibly related to an update in jtreg (I built
> jtreg from code-tools-jtreg).
> The test is a compile-only test, it doesn't actually run or do anything.
> It basically just tests that ObjectStreamConstants constants are public
> and so would fail to compile if something removed these constants from
> the API.
> We can trivially replace the @build with a @compile tag but I'm not sure
> that the test has any value. Instead I suggest we just remove it, as in:
> hg rm test/java/io/Serializable/accessConstants/AccessConstants.java
> Any objections?

Not from me. In fact, I'd be happy for it to be removed.


> -Alan.

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