RFR: 8015068 : (m) Use jtreg -exclude for problemlist.txt processing
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Aug 28 11:11:19 UTC 2013
On 28/08/2013 00:17, Mike Duigou wrote:
> Hello all;
> I have updated the changeset for this issue based upon feedback from the earlier version. As a result of intervening work this version contains even more cleanup.
> Since the last revision:
> - One open issue remains--handling of shared_library_permissions. The proposed patch uses a pattern rule, "jdk_%", rather than explicit make targets. This means the knowledge of which targets required shared_library_permissions has been lost. The shared_library_permissions target could be run unconditionally as part of prep but I am uncertain if this is reasonable. Alternatives?
> - The previously proposed behaviour of writing testoutput to the current directory if not ALT_OUTPUTDIR is provided has been changed in response to feedback. Output will now be written to jdk/testoutput and this directory has been added to the .hgignore. Since most people are expected to use only the root repo make which sets ALT_OUTPUTDIR it is not expected that this change will make any difference for most users.
> As before, testing of this patch requires using a source build of JTReg as it requires one fix that is not in the promoted builds. This changeset will not be integrated until after the next JTReg promotion.
The updated webrev looks good to me too although I expect the output
location will be visited again in the future.
(I like Kelly's suggestion for hazard pay for those working on these
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