8067442: Tests using -Xshare:dump does not work with 'make test'

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Tue Dec 16 05:23:51 UTC 2014

On 16/12/2014 1:20 AM, Erik Helin wrote:
> Hi all,
> this patch changes the dependency for the target `test` in make/Main.gmk
> from exploded-image to jimages. This is needed because PRODUCT_HOME in
> `make test` needs to be set to a full JDK image directory, because there
> are tests in hotspot/test that uses -Xshare:dump and -Xshare:dump does
> not work with an exploded jdk image.

Is that something that should be fixed? What you are doing now seems a 
temporary workaround.


> There are currently 9 tests that are failing due to this when running:
> $ make test TEST=hotspot_runtime
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ehelin/8067442/webrev.00/
> Bug:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8067442
> Testing:
> - Run `make test TEST=hotspot_runtime` on Linux x86-64 and verified
>    that all tests now passes.
> Thanks,
> Erik

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