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

Rob McKenna rob.mckenna at
Thu Aug 16 16:33:34 UTC 2012

Sounds good: 


On 16/08/12 08:19, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 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.
> -Alan.

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