[8] Review request for 7162111 change tests run in headless mode [macosx]

Anthony Petrov anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Mon Jun 25 13:19:50 UTC 2012

Hi Alan and Jason,

On 06/23/12 11:28, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 23/06/2012 02:01, Jason Uh wrote:
>> This fix was for regression tests failing on Mac OS X on remotely
>> executed environments. The changed tests now run in headless mode and
>> have been taken off the Problem List.
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~juh/7162111/webrev.00/
>> The CR: http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=7162111
>> Note that test/demo/jvmti/mtrace/TraceJFrame.java was not fixed here
>> because headless mode is not supported for JFrame. A separate CR will
>> be created for this.
> It's good to see these tests changed to run headless and will make the
> test execution much more reliable. Aside from the mtrace demo there are
> a couple of other tests that periodically hang initializing AWT, at
> least when running via ssh and then depending on whether someone is
> logged in and other configuration settings. Some of the shell tests for
> serialization come to mind (BTW: no problem doing that via a separate
> bug, just mentioning that there are other tests that are problems too).
> One question, and this may be a question for Artem or others, is that in
> CommonSetup.sh you set AWT_TOOLKIT=XToolkit. Is that right?

I don't think we need to force XToolkit on the Mac. We don't quite 
support it on that platform actually. The normal headless CToolkit 
should work just fine. Could you please revert the changes to 
CommonSetup.sh and verify if the tests pass?

best regards,

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