running tests from make causes spurious repo changes

Maurizio Cimadamore maurizio.cimadamore at
Mon Sep 25 20:35:35 UTC 2017

On 25/09/17 20:58, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 25/09/2017 20:11, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>> Erik,
>> It could be a feature of the build (i.e. test makefiles) to verify 
>> that no source-controlled files were modified in the course of a test 
>> run.
> Something fishy in this thread as these tests have historically not 
> changed the permissions of these libraries. So I'm curious how they 
> were run, I wonder in case they were changed by a make file instead.
make test TEST=jdk_lang

AFAIK, this should be the correct way of invoking tests from make?


> -Alan

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