RFR: JDK-8072842 Add support for building native JTReg tests

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Sat Feb 28 03:32:14 UTC 2015

On 02/10/2015 07:10 AM, Staffan Larsen wrote:
> To clarify: The restriction in jtreg is that all tests are loaded in separate class loaders (when running in samevm mode). A native library can only be loaded in one class loader at a time. So if two tests tries to load the same library we get errors. It would be possible to change this if samevm mode is removed from jtreg.
> /Staffan


The restriction to use separate class loaders exists in agentvm mode as 
well. I don't think it would be advisable to change this, partly because 
different tests may define the same class, and partly because you want 
to be able to get rid of classes that are no longer required.

-- Jon

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