RFR (S): 8024634 - gc/startup_warnings tests can fail due to unrelated warnings

Bengt Rutisson bengt.rutisson at oracle.com
Mon Sep 23 22:44:28 PDT 2013

Hi Per,

Looks good.


On 9/23/13 1:15 PM, Per Liden wrote:
> Hi,
> Could I please have a couple of reviews on this small test fix.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/8024634/webrev.01/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8024634
> Summary: Some tests check that no warnings are printed when a specific 
> GC is used. These test are a bit too generic and can catch and fail on 
> all sorts of non-GC related warnings. What we actually want to test is 
> that we don't print any message about these GCs being deprecated (as 
> is the case for some other GC combinations). This isn't exactly bullet 
> proof either since some non-GC component could print something 
> containing "deprecated", but if that starts to become a problem we'll 
> have to reconsider the usefulness of these tests.
> Testing: Have run the jtreg tests for GC
> cheers,
> /Per

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