RFR for JDK-8028708. Tests Tests should pass through VM options

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Mon Dec 9 08:32:35 PST 2013

On 12/09/2013 08:03 AM, Andrey Nazarov wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm fixing following tests.
> tools/javac/api/ToolProvider/HelloWorldTest.java
> tools/javac/api/ToolProvider/ToolProviderTest1.java
> tools/javac/api/ToolProvider/ToolProviderTest2.java
> Tests should pass through VM options.
> Root cause:
> VM options are not passed to java executed by java programs.
> Add System.getProperty("test.vm.opts","") and 
> System.getProperty("test.java.opts","") to invocations of the java cmd 
> for *.java tests.
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~anazarov/JDK-8028708/webrev.00/ 
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Eanazarov/JDK-8028708/webrev.00/>
> --Thanks,
> Andrey

The fix is OK, but in general it is not important to be able to run 
javac tests under a variety of externally provided JVM options.  Do you 
have a particular reason for the fix?

Since you've written the same code 3 times in ToolBox.java, you might 
want to use a shared utility method instead.

-- Jon

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