RFR(S): 8081037: serviceability/sa/ tests time out on Windows

Yekaterina Kantserova yekaterina.kantserova at oracle.com
Wed May 27 13:38:11 UTC 2015

Jaroslav, Staffan, Dmitry,

thank you for the reviews!

// Katja

On 05/27/2015 03:05 PM, Jaroslav Bachorik wrote:
> Looks fine!
> -JB-
> On 27.5.2015 15:02, Yekaterina Kantserova wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Could I please have a review of this fix.
>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8081037
>> webrev root: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ykantser/8081037/webrev.00
>> webrev jdk: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ykantser/8081037.jdk/webrev.00
>> webrev hotspot:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ykantser/8081037.hotspot/webrev.00
>>  From the bug:
>> "The problem is most likely that SA will pause the target process while
>> it is running. In this case, the target process is the same as the
>> process that launched SA. That process is also handling the output from
>> SA over a pipe, but when that pipe fills up the process cannot empty it
>> and the SA process is blocked because it cannot write any more output.
>> Deadlock."
>> The solutions is to start a separate target process. Dmitry Samersoff
>> has already created a test application for such cases so I've decided to
>> move it on the top level library instead of duplicating it. The test
>> application will reside under test/lib/share/classes/jdk/test/lib/apps
>> and the test under test/lib-test/jdk/test/lib/apps.
>> Thanks,
>> Katja

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