Review request for JDK-8016760: failure of regression test langtools/tools/javac/

Xueming Shen xueming.shen at
Tue Jun 25 19:45:18 UTC 2013

The proposed change for 8015666 is supposed to stop this test failure. But as I said
last time that it may take a while for it to get into the repo. I will start the CCC process
shortly, if there is no objection.


On 06/25/2013 12:27 PM, Eric McCorkle wrote:
> Does the fix for 8015666 stop the error from happening?  If so, then
> I'll withdraw this RFR.
> On 06/25/13 13:50, Xueming Shen wrote:
>> This is fine to be a workaround for the test case for now. It probably
>> will need to be
>> undo-ed after the propose change for #8015666 get integrated.
>> The proposal for #8015666 is to keep the "existing" behavior of
>> ZipEntry.getTime()
>> to return a LastModifiedTime converted from the zip entry's
>> ms-dos-formatted date/time
>> field by using the "default" timezone. A new pair
>> ZipEntry.get/setLastModifiedTime()
>> will be added to access the "real" UTC time stored in the zip entry, if
>> presents.
>> The API doc will be updated accordingly as well to explicitly explain
>> the source of the
>> date/time and the its timezone sensitive conversion.
>> -Sherman
>> On 06/25/2013 07:03 AM, Eric McCorkle wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Please review this simple patch which updates regression test
>>> langtools/tools/javac/ to offset the time returned by
>>> JavaFileObject.getLastModified() with the local time to UTC delta.
>>> Please note that this patch is intended to address the test failures,
>>> and that I will be immediately opening a new bug to investigate and
>>> address deeper issues, and also to properly document the API.
>>> The webrev is here:
>>> The bug report is here:
>>> Thanks,
>>> Eric

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