RFR (S): JDK-8222778: Packaging Tool (JEP 343) on Linux/AArch64

Alexander Matveev alexander.matveev at oracle.com
Tue Jul 16 21:30:05 UTC 2019

Hi Dmitry,

Why code between lines 215 and 219 was disabled? Not sure what it tries 
to do, if it tries to guarantee NULL termination we should probably keep 
it or allocate buffer with extra null or read (sizeof(buffer)-1). I 
think EOF defined as -1.

Otherwise looks fine.


On 7/16/2019 12:55 PM, Dmitry Chuyko wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review a small patch that mostly fixes jpackage test for Linux 
> aarch64 and also arm,x86,power. It is prepared for 
> 'JDK-8200758-branch' branch of open 'sandbox' repo.
> There are few parts:
> 1. LinuxPlatform.cpp and IniFile.cpp got small fixes for compiler 
> warnings.
> 2. LinuxDebBundler.getArch() now maps only x86_64 to amd64, x86 is 
> still mapped to i386, and other archs map to themselves.
> 3. In tests, new method getRpmArch() was added to 
> linux/base/Base.java, it maps JVMs os.arch to default rpmbuild arch. 
> Multiple tests were modified to use that method instead of "x86_64" in 
> rpm file name. Some timeouts were increased.
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8222778
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dchuyko/8222778/webrev.00/
> testing: test/jdk/tools/jpackage jtreg tests pass on Ubuntu 16.04 with 
> rpmbuild on x86_64, aarch64, arm, x86 and power, except 
> deb/MaintainerTest (fails everywhere similarly to x86_64 because of 
> extra "Unknown" name in email).
> I didin't cover s390 as we in BellSoft currently don't build on that 
> arch. On typical armv7 hw increased or default timeouts are still too 
> low, while they are fine for some relatively weak aarch64 machines. 
> Deb tests run especially slow because of dpkg-deb itself. I used 
> "force-unsafe-io" option in /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg, it does reduce 
> packaging time but still not enough to have really fast tests.
> -Dmitry

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