RFR: 8079134: [TESTBUG] Remove applicable_*gc and needs_*gc groups from TEST.groups
derek.white at oracle.com
Thu Apr 30 22:11:57 UTC 2015
On 4/30/15 7:52 AM, Leonid Mesnik wrote:
> Please review this test fix:
> The temporary workaround for GC conflicting options should be removed.
> The jtreg tag '@requires' should be used to resolve GC conflicts.
After talking with Dmitry Fazunenko and David Holmes, it sounds like
this isn't a good idea.
The issue I'm trying to solve is that there are a set of GC regression
tests that should not be run unless the JVM under test implements G1, or
CMS, or ParallelGC. They shouldn't fail or error, there should be no
attempt to run them. For example, the Embedded JVMs should not run some
of the GC tests.
My understanding is that @requires doesn't handle this case yet.
A possible complication is that these tests tend to use ProcessBuilder,
not @run, so annotations don't contain everything.
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