Add getChars to CharSequence

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Fri May 10 22:03:55 UTC 2013

On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Mike Duigou <mike.duigou at> wrote:

> - There's been some informal discussion of packaging commonly used test
> utils as jtreg @library. This could be a good candidate. ArraysCharSequence
> is a candidate for testing utils lib. Basic impls that override no defaults
> are going to be increasingly important for testing.
> - I like your varargs assertsThrows. I have written a non-varargs one in
> test/.../Map/ Your varargs one of necessity violates the
> actual, expected, [message] pattern used by other TestNG assertions but I
> prefer it. This is also a candidate for utils lib.
It's good to see internal jdk support libraries emerging.  That has been an
historic problem.
I can relocate assertThrows and ArrayCharSequence if we can agree on a
They both seem to belong in a jdk-wide location.

assertThrows was adapted from a method of the same name in Doug's CVS,
where it's still being used with junit.

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