[10] (S) RFR 8191788: add jdk.internal.vm.compiler to --limit-modules if -Djvmci.Compiler=graal is in the command line

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Dec 13 16:58:30 UTC 2017

On 13/12/2017 16:47, mandy chung wrote:
> On 12/13/17 12:16 AM, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
>> After several rounds of testing (which found different types of 
>> failures with Graal as JIT compiler) I decided to limit these changes 
>> for cases when --limit-modules is used:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kvn/8191788/webrev.01/
> Looks okay.
> Since the number of tests with --limit-modules is small, filtering 
> them out when running with Graal as JIT compiler is a reasonable 
> approach for JDK 10.   At some point, we may revisit this and possibly 
> a test library to deal with similar use case - tests with limited 
> modules when running with additional VM flags requiring observable 
> modules.  I will create an issue for it.
I looked at the webrev too, looks good and much better than modifying 
the VM to augment the list specified to --limit-modules.


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