Question ad creating a testcase that needs a jar on class- or module path

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Mon Feb 17 17:07:12 UTC 2020

Replies inline.

On 2/17/2020 7:40 AM, Rony G. Flatscher wrote:
> Over the weekend I was finally able to finalize the test unit in form of a module. Kept it as simple
> as possible (but it includes a pseudo script engine).
> May I just ask a few questions, before proceeding with submitting one or two PRs:
>    * Every new program needs the Oracle license header at the top?


>    * Would it be o.k. to dual license (AL 2.0 for the pseudo scripting engine)?
>        o If not (it probably would introduce noise and problems) it would not be a real problem as I
>          always can create a separate package using only the code that was authored by myself.

Not for code you commit into the openjfx repo, no. However, since you 
retain the copyright for anything you contribute to OpenJDK, you can 
ship it separately under whatever license you choose.

>    * Where shall I explain/document how the test unit works, here in the mailing list or with the PR?
>        o If the latter, then it would probably be a good idea to submit the test unit separately from
>          the PR for fixing the bug as that will have its own set of explanations/documentations
>          (briefly discussing the three scenarious how a script controller may define scripts and why
>          the filenames were picked the way they are).
>    * Maybe the explanations/documentations for the bug fix should be posted here upfront for discussion?

I think a mailing list discussion would be a good place to start.

-- Kevin

> ---rony
> On 03.02.2020 15:04, Rony G. Flatscher wrote:
>> Hi Kevin,
>> On 31.01.2020 16:38, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
>>> And if you need a modular jar, you might look at ModuleLauncherTest instead.
>> thank you very much for this important hint as well!
>> Having no knowledge about gradle it will take me a while to research and digest, but this definitely
>> helps me to jump start to the section where tests get carried out with separately configured JVMs.
>> Would it be o.k. to first submit a pull request for JDK-8234959
>> <> and later, when an appropriate test unit using
>> the SPI dependent pseudo script engine is available submitting the test app with different pull
>> request? Or would it be better to submit both with the same pull request?
>> ---rony

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