Review request: JDK-8043277: Update jdk regression tests to extend the default security policy instead of override

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at
Thu Oct 23 13:28:20 UTC 2014

This looks good to me Mandy, and nice to see the superfluous grants being removed.


On 23 Oct 2014, at 02:08, Mandy Chung <mandy.chung at> wrote:

> jtreg policy option overrides the system security policy file and hence
> some existing test policy files have to duplicate the entries to grant
> permissions for JDK.
> jtreg has been enhanced to provide "" option to
> specify using the specified policy file in the same way as
><policy file> to extend the system security
> policy.   The current jtreg "policy" option actually translates
> to<policy file> (double equals) to
> override the system security policy.
> This patch updates several tests to use the new
> options along with removing the duplicated entries from the test policy files.
> Webrev:
> thanks
> Mandy
> [1]

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