Proposal to revise forest graph and integration practices for JDK 9

Yuri Nesterenko yuri.nesterenko at
Fri Dec 6 03:11:23 PST 2013

On 12/06/2013 02:55 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 06/12/2013 09:56, Yuri Nesterenko wrote:
>> :
>> There's rather elaborate division procedure for regression tests
>> (the tests in jdk repositories). I'll send you a link
>> to an internal wiki page about this if you wish.
> Thanks, although it might be useful for the discussion here to
> understand if there are any technical reasons for the slice 'n dice. For
> example, is it necessary to do this because the tests take a long time?
> For the areas that you run then you have a sense for reliability of the
> tests?
> -Alan.

There are some technical reasons like necessity for certain tests to
run headful on machines with printers etc. -- plus obviously, you can
run different pieces on different farm machines in parallel.

And yes, client tests seems reliable enough: more so than
farm environment :-)


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