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

Frederic Parain frederic.parain at
Wed Feb 15 10:22:42 UTC 2012

Thanks Alan,

I've fixed the indentation in the BEGIN block.


On 02/15/12 10:04 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 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.
> -Alan

Frederic Parain - Oracle
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