RFR: 8214484: ZGC: Exclude SA tests ClhsdbJhisto and TestHeapDumpFor*

Aleksey Shipilev shade at redhat.com
Thu Nov 29 15:48:48 UTC 2018

On 11/29/18 4:34 PM, Per Liden wrote:
> On 11/29/18 4:17 PM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
>> On 11/29/18 4:07 PM, Per Liden wrote:
>>> There's no support for SA heap walking when using ZGC. Hence the tests for this should not execute
>>> when ZGC is enabled.
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8214484
>>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/8214484/webrev.0
>> Looks good.
>> Stylistic: why not "!vm.gc.Z"?
> That has a slightly different meaning. vm.gc.Z will be true if -XX:+UseZGC is an "acceptable"
> option. For example, ZGC is supported by the build and no other GC was explicitly chosen. vm.gc will
> be "Z" if the test was explicitly executed with -XX:+UseZGC.
> So if we used !vm.gc.Z on a build with ZGC support, then the test would never execute, unless you
> also explicitly specified what GC to use.
> Yeah, I it's messy... I hope I got the details right there... ;)

Mmm. That's not what we see with TestFullGCCount test, for example, which has pre-existing check for
CMS, and our new check for Shenandoah:

 * @requires !(vm.gc.ConcMarkSweep & vm.opt.ExplicitGCInvokesConcurrent == true)
 * @requires !(vm.gc.Shenandoah & vm.opt.ExplicitGCInvokesConcurrent == true)

...and it reacts on runtime options:


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