RFR: 8026047: [TESTBUG] add regression test for DisableExplicitGC flag
michail.chernov at oracle.com
Tue Feb 3 17:12:51 UTC 2015
Can someone take a look on these changes, please?
On 30.01.2015 18:33, Michail Chernov wrote:
> Hi Leonid,
> Issues were fixed:
> Now all testcases are executed from the same VM.
> On 28.01.2015 18:28, Leonid Mesnik wrote:
>> Why is it needed to start VM twice for each test. It is very
>> expensive especially for low-end devices.
>> Is it possible to have driver which starts VM several times with
>> different combinations of options and check it output/exit code etc?
>> Also it would be much easier to read such test.
>> On 27.01.2015 18:35, Michail Chernov wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Please review the fix with new test for DisableExplicitGC VM flag.
>>> Enhancement: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8026047
>>> There is one scenario with 6 parameters combinations.
>>> 1,2,3 scenarios test default value for DisableExplicitGC,
>>> DisableExplicitGC=true and DisableExplicitGC=false
>>> 4,5,6 scenarios check how VM works when VM changes DisableExplicitGC
>>> flag using WhiteBox.
>>> Test tries to call System.gc() and check that VM puts message to
>>> stdout. After (in case of 4,5,6 scenarios) test tries to change
>>> DisableExplicitGC value and calls System.gc() twice.
>>> Test was executed locally on linux-i586 with all available GC and
>>> several GC-related flags. Also it was executed using Aurora on other
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