RFR (XS): 8068540 - [TESTBUG] Exclude failing nightly tests
jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com
Wed Jan 7 08:57:41 UTC 2015
We are trying to get rid of all known failures so unless the test can be
modified to run only on the platforms that support NMT (which is my preferred
option), I think it is better to exclude the tests than to let them fail on some
platforms on a regular basis.
David Holmes skrev den 7/1/15 02:18:
> On 7/01/2015 9:40 AM, Christian Tornqvist wrote:
>> Hi Coleen and George,
>> @Coleen: They fail because one of our internal platforms doesn't support the
>> full feature set of NMT.
> Excluding them completely reduces test coverage. We do we need to exclude them?
> They simply turn up as known failures (of which there are dozens).
>> @George: The change looks good.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: hotspot-dev [mailto:hotspot-dev-bounces at openjdk.java.net] On Behalf Of
>> Coleen Phillimore
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 3:53 PM
>> To: hotspot-dev at openjdk.java.net
>> Subject: Re: RFR (XS): 8068540 - [TESTBUG] Exclude failing nightly tests
>> Why are these tests failing? The bug is not helpful.
>> On 1/6/15, 3:49 PM, George Triantafillou wrote:
>>> Please review this small fix for JDK-8068540. The tests were modified
>>> with the "@ignore" jtreg tag to exclude them from nightly testing.
>>> JBS: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8068540
>>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~gtriantafill/8068540/webrev.00/
>>> The fix was tested locally on Linux with jtreg and the JPRT hotspot
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