RFR(S): 8168483 Remove jtreg timeout handler timeout

Tim Bell tim.bell at oracle.com
Sat Oct 22 03:21:04 UTC 2016

Looks good to me as well.


On 10/21/16 17:24, David Holmes wrote:
> Looks fine.
> Thanks,
> David
> 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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