RFR(S): 8168483 Remove jtreg timeout handler timeout

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Sat Oct 22 00:24:40 UTC 2016

Looks fine.


On 21/10/2016 11:24 PM, Staffan Larsen wrote:
> When we run jtreg in the hotspot, jdk and nashorn folders we run it with the timeout handler found under test/failure_handler. This handler is sometimes very slow (since it creates core files of hung processes). The handler is also very good at handling its own timeouts.
> The default implementation in jtreg tries to interrupt() a timeout handler after 300 seconds. This is not enough time for test/failure_handler. Rather than increasing the timeout, we should disable it when running with test/failure_handler and let it handle any timeouts itself.
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sla/8168483/webrev.00/
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8168483 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8168483>
> /Staffan

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