RFR: JDK-8176084 Developer-friendly run-test facility

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Mar 2 07:54:48 UTC 2017

Hi Magnus,

On 2/03/2017 5:42 PM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> A long-time issue has been a consistent way for developers to
> effortlessly run tests on local builds. This patch introduces a new,
> alternative "run-test" target, which allows for a smoother developer
> experience in running tests. It does not modify or remove any existing
> ways of running tests, which are still needed for automated test systems
> and old scripts.

Sounds like a miracle :) Can you elaborate on how to use it please and 
exactly which tests it can handle?


> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8176084
> WebRev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ihse/JDK-8176084-introduce-run-test/webrev.01
> /Magnus

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