Updated jtreg build in the works ahead of JDK_MINOR_VERSION increment
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Mon Dec 16 17:29:31 PST 2013
FYI, one of the to-do items for early in a feature release is
incrementing JDK_MINOR_VERSION, in the case of JDK 9, from "8" to "9".
Test builds with this change revealed a bad interaction between the
TestNG regression tests invoked through jtreg, leading to hundreds of
the TestNGs tests in the langtools and jdk repositories spuriously
failing after the increment. A fix for the jtreg issue is in the works;
we're going to hold off pushing the JDK_MINOR_VERSION increment
changeset until the corrected jtreg is available.
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