RFR(S): 8066433: Copy Whitebox testlibrary to /jdk/test
staffan.larsen at oracle.com
Tue Dec 2 19:25:17 UTC 2014
> On 2 dec 2014, at 18:37, Tobias Hartmann <Tobias.Hartmann at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi Mikael,
> On 02.12.2014 18:22, Mikael Vidstedt wrote:
>> 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.
> I agree that having the testlibrary in a shared location is definitely the best
> solution. Unfortunately, I don't know how to do that since we have to access the
> library from different repositories and I don't think we want to have path
> dependencies between the repositories.
> Any suggestions?
jtreg currently requires the testlibrary to be located in or under the directory with the TEST.ROOT file. To move it somewhere else we need to change jtreg first - and I think we should.
>> On 2014-12-02 06:40, Tobias Hartmann wrote:
>>> 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 ).
>>> 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/
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