Request for review: 7191777: test/java/lang/ProcessBuilder/ failing intermittently due to additions for 4244896

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Thu Aug 16 07:19:47 UTC 2012

On 16/08/2012 03:18, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> On 16/08/2012 9:09 AM, Rob McKenna wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> One of the tests from 4244896 failed once during nightly testing. It
>> isn't known how much of a delay will be necessary in order for it to
>> pass. In any case the tolerance can't really be loosened much more
>> without making the test meaningless so I've decided to remove it.
>> <>
> Can we not leave the waitFor in place but simply not check how long we 
> waited? That way if it really takes "too long" we hit the default test 
> timeout.
That seems a good idea as it also exercises waitFor at around the time 
that the process is terminating.


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