RFR: 7195099 update problem list with RMI test failures

Stuart Marks stuart.marks at oracle.com
Fri Aug 31 01:49:16 UTC 2012

On 8/30/12 2:23 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 30/08/2012 03:01, Stuart Marks wrote:
>> Hi Alan,
>> I'm opening another front in the war against test failures. Please review
>> these additions to the problem list.
>> Thanks.
>> s'marks
> I see you've got bugs for each of these so looks okay to me.
> BTW: On EagerHttpFallback.java, I've seen that fail too but only on systems
> where the host name resolves to the loopback address. That's the out of the box
> configuration with most Linux distributions so the tests need to tolerant that
> (even if RMI itself needs the host name resolving to the host address for it to
> work between hosts).


Interesting point about the cases where this test fails when the hostname 
resolved to the loopback address. I'll add a note to the bug report. The other 
cases I've seen occur when the address of localhost is not, as the 
test has hardcoded. On Ubuntu localhost is and the test 
fails every time.


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