RFR(s): 8042310: TestStringDeduplicationMemoryUsage test failing

Erik Helin erik.helin at oracle.com
Thu May 29 12:30:52 UTC 2014


Hi Per,

looks good, reviewed.

Thanks,
Erik

On Wednesday 28 May 2014 15:30:34 PM Per Liden wrote:
> Could I please have this patch reviewed.
> 
> Summary: This test is unstable and is failing intermittently in nightly
> testing. The test relies on getting the heap usage via an MXBean, but
> since the test doesn't have complete control over what ends up on the
> heap the heap usage is sometimes slightly higher than the test expects.
> There are other (stable) tests which already verifies than string
> deduplication actually happens when it's supposed to, so this test
> doesn't really add much value. This patch removes the unstable test
> completely.
> 
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8042310
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/8042310/webrev.0/
> 
> Thanks!
> /Per



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