RFR: JDK-8114828: wrong class file error when compiling tests

Alexander Kulyakhtin alexander.kulyakhtin at oracle.com
Thu Jul 16 13:39:14 UTC 2015


I was mistaken saying that jtreg does not allow @library to  point out above the test root.
On further investigation the issue appears to be an Aurora setup issue and the proposed earlier fix is not needed.
We are investigating the cause of the issue.

Best regards,

----- Original Message -----
From: david.holmes at oracle.com
To: alexander.kulyakhtin at oracle.com, serviceability-dev at openjdk.java.net, hotspot-dev at openjdk.java.net
Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2015 4:53:08 AM GMT +03:00 Iraq
Subject: Re: RFR: JDK-8114828: wrong class file error when compiling tests

Adding in hotspot-dev as there's a meta-question here

Hi Alexander,

On 16/07/2015 2:57 AM, Alexander Kulyakhtin wrote:
> Hi,
> Could you, please, review these simple test-only changes:
> CR: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8114828 "wrong class file error when compiling tests"
> (All the changed files belong to the Open JDK. Since the CR was submitted as confidential, the issue is described in this mail below)
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~akulyakh/8114828/index.html
> Before the change the @library tags in the tests  pointed to the directory above the tests repository.
> With the jtreg b12 and above this is not allowed. Instead, the external.lib.roots property should be used to specify any additional roots.
> The tests have been modified accordingly, so they now compile successfully.

We currently have 272 tests in hotspot/test that specify some variant of:

  @library /testlibrary /../../test/lib

Are these now all broken with jtreg b12?

Why do these serviceability tests specify:


when all the other tests just specify:




> Best regards,
> Alexander

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