[9] RFR(S): 8066433: Copy Whitebox testlibrary to /jdk/test

Mikael Vidstedt mikael.vidstedt at oracle.com
Tue Dec 2 17:22:43 UTC 2014


Have you looked at what it would take to move the testlibrary somewhere 
where it can actually be shared instead? I think it would be extremely 
unfortunate to copy the code. I can't stress that enough.


On 2014-12-02 06:40, Tobias Hartmann wrote:
> Hi,
> please review the following patch that copies the Whitebox testlibrary to
> /jdk/test. This is needed to enhance and fix jdk tests (for example, see [1]).
> The change leads to code duplication but in my opinion we should favour stable
> tests over code duplication here. Hopefully, there is a solution to share the
> library in the future.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8066433
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~thartmann/8066433/webrev.00/
> Thanks,
> Tobias

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