Request for Review: 7144833 sun/tools/jcmd/ failing intermittently

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Wed Feb 15 09:04:27 UTC 2012

On 14/02/2012 11:01, Frederic Parain wrote:
> This is a request for review for 7144833: 
> sun/tools/jcmd/ failing intermittently
> Bug:
> The problem occurs when one or several lines printed by the jcmd tool 
> match several rules in the awk script checking the output. The counter 
> counting the number of lines matching the expected pattern is 
> incremented each time the line matches a rule. If the line matches 
> several rules, the counter is incremented several times. When this 
> occurs, the test at the end of the script checking that the number
> of lines matching the pattern is equal to the number of lines of the 
> output fails.
> The proposed fix is a modification of the awk script. Each rule
> checking a pattern now sets a variable to 1 when a match is found,
> and the variable is added to the counter only once per line.
> Here's the Webrev:
> The webrev also contains the removal of the sun/tools/jps/
> test from the problem list. The test has been fixed (see CR 6986875)
> but the test was still in the exclusion list.
Looks good to me although you might want to check the indentation in the 
BEGIN block.

Also thanks for updating the ProblemList file.


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