RFR[9]:java/lang/invoke/VarargsArrayTest.java miss othervm for main/bootclasspath mode

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Tue May 17 16:57:06 UTC 2016

On 05/17/2016 07:50 PM, shilpi.rastogi at oracle.com wrote:
> On 5/17/2016 7:44 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> On 17/05/2016 14:34, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>>> In jdk8 the /othervm is missing.
>>> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jtreg-use/2016-May/000478.html
>> Ah, I assumed we were discussing the version in jdk9/dev.
>> BTW: My interest here is to make sure we didn't break anything with
>> the module system refresh two weeks ago. We are currently joined at
>> the hip to jtreg and so had to force an update to jtreg as part of the
>> update. We updated many tests as part of this and I don't recall any
>> tests failing when we pushed.
> Could someone please explain why it is not required for this test as i
> saw we are updating other tests (
> http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/hs/hotspot/rev/0e2a2be60453 ) ?

Look, the change above adds "/othervm" (I think those tests already have
"/bootclasspath" because they access WhiteBox API):

Your change, OTOH, adds "/bootclasspath":


Is this the intent? Does the test fail without "/bootclasspath"?


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