7144895: ProblemList.txt updates (2/2012)

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Sun Feb 12 18:41:32 UTC 2012

Looks fine Alan,


On 02/12/2012 09:45 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> It's time to sync up jdk/test/ProblemList.txt again. As a reminder, 
> this is the file that serves as the exclude list when running the 
> tests via Makefile ("cd jdk/test && make jdk_lang" for example).
> For this update I've removed most of the lines that have been 
> excluding tests from the jdk_rmi and jdk_management batches. These 
> tests have been there since the list was created and as far I can 
> establish, all stem from attempts to run tests concurrently, something 
> that isn't currently possible with RMI tests because so many of them 
> use the RMI registry on the default port. As part of this I have added 
> new entries to TEST.ROOT that will tell jtreg that the tests in the 
> specified directories cannot run in othervm mode or concurrently. 
> These will be ignored for now but Jon Gibbons has changes coming for 
> jtreg to enforce this. One other thing about the RMI tests is that the 
> activation tests are woefully slow with the result that the jdk_rmi 
> target takes about 30m to run. I've created 7144861 for this and any 
> help to diagnose why these tests are so slow is very welcome.
> I've added two serviceability tests to the file as they have been 
> failing intermittently. I've also added two pack200 tests that are 
> just too slow to run on a regular basis (I had a brief chat with Kumar 
> about this last week so he agreed this is the right thing for these 
> tests).
> One final change is that I noticed that the tests in 
> java/nio/charset/** were not being run by the jdk_nio target so this 
> is fixed.
> The webrev with the change is here:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/7144895/webrev/
> Thanks,
> Alan.

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