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

Per Liden per.liden at oracle.com
Tue Sep 24 09:20:47 UTC 2013

Thanks Bengt, Jesper and Tao for reviewing!


On 2013-09-24 07:44, Bengt Rutisson wrote:
> Hi Per,
> Looks good.
> Bengt
> 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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