RFR: 8005582 - java/lang/Runtime/exec/WinCommand.java intermittent test failures

Stuart Marks stuart.marks at oracle.com
Thu Jan 10 05:41:49 UTC 2013

On 1/9/13 10:49 AM, Jim Gish wrote:
> Please review:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jgish/Bug8005582-WinCommand-test-failures/
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Ejgish/Bug8005582-WinCommand-test-failures/>
> Summary:  this test, when run on Windows, fails intermittently because of
> asynchronous windows deletes.  The test passes, deletes two files that it has
> created for the test in the scratch directory, and exits. Then, jtreg upon
> attempting to cleanup after the test, tries to delete the files after doing a
> listFiles() on the scratch directory, which despite the delete by the test
> itself, still contains the files.  The jtreg delete fails and jtreg changes the
> state of the test from passed to failed.
> I'm in the process of adding deletion retry behavior to jtreg, but in the
> meantime we think it makes sense to provide a more stable test environment by
> simply getting rid of the redundant deletes by the test itself.  There really
> is no need for tests to delete files from the scratch directory at the end of a
> test because jtreg carries a guarantee of cleanup.

By the way, this fix looks fine to me.


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