RFR (S): JDK-8038924: Test bit-instructions fails with unexpected exit value on sparc

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Tue May 13 19:21:56 UTC 2014

On 5/13/14 11:49 AM, Filipp Zhinkin wrote:
> Hi all,
> please review fix forJDK-8038924.

Filipp, please, provide the link to the bug report in you RFR.

> CLI tests on BMI-related options previously took all externally passed
> VM options,
> add options that should be tested and launch new VM with such
> combination of options.
> Unfortunately, some options like IgnoreUnrecognizedVMOptions, can affect
> processing of tested flags and in such case tests fail.
> I've updated these tests so now they do not use externally passed options.

I don't think it is right solution. Some external flags could be 
important (DeoptimizeALot for example).

You can add -XX:-IgnoreUnrecognizedVMOptions to tests which you expect 
to fail (on platforms which does not have the feature). It will nullify 
this flag passed from CL.


> Also, I've fix silly issue with String::format in
> BMICommandLineOptionTestBase.java.
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~iignatyev/fzhinkin/8038924/webrev.00/
> Testing: manual and automated.
> Thanks,
> Filipp.

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