jmx-dev [ping] Re: RFR 8027163: sun/management/jmxremote/bootstrap/ should be updated for jdk8 removal of solaris-32bit support

Staffan Larsen staffan.larsen at
Mon Nov 18 03:50:29 PST 2013

Shouldn’t test/sun/management/jmxremote/bootstrap/solaris-sparc/launcher be removed as part of this change?


On 18 Nov 2013, at 11:09, Jaroslav Bachorik <jaroslav.bachorik at> wrote:

> Could I get this reviewed, please?
> -JB-
> On 4.11.2013 14:07, Jaroslav Bachorik wrote:
>> Please, review the following test change:
>> Issue:
>> Webrev:
>> Currently, the test is designed to work only on solaris-32bit. With the
>> support removed it is necessary to adapt the test as well. This includes
>> generating the solaris-sparcv9 and solaris-amd64 binaries for the
>> launcher the test is using.
>> The test itself needs changing the way it retrieves the ARCH name for
>> sparcv9 architecture. Also, since it is forbidden to check in any files
>> with executable permissions the test must account for this and adjust
>> the file permissions temporarily while executing. It needs to revert to
>> the original permissions when it's finished to prevent reporting the
>> launcher files as modified in HG.
>> While testing the changes the
>> sun/management/jmxremote/bootstrap/ kept failing
>> intermittently (50%) when run in agentvm mode together with
>> on sparcv9 machines. Forcing both of these tests
>> to run in othervm mode seems to fix the problem.
>> There is a small debugging improvement in
>> method - when the phaser timesout or is
>> interrupted all the stack traces are dumped to stderr to help diagnosing
>> any locking situations.
>> Thanks,
>> -JB-

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