7152866: Tests not run because they are missing the @run tag

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Sun Mar 11 22:38:07 UTC 2012

On 12/03/2012 8:12 AM, chris hegarty wrote:
> On 11/03/2012 20:15, David Holmes wrote:
>> On 11/03/2012 9:21 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>>> I was looking at a test and happen to notice that it had a @build tag
>>> but no @run tag so the test wasn't actually running as expected (it
>>> wasn't a compile-only test). This prompted me to do a quick audit and I
>>> found several other tests with similar issues. The following webrev
>>> fixes the test description of several of these tests:
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/7152866/webrev/
>> What are all the @clean tag deletions?
> I believe these removals are necessary to trigger the running of the tests.
> By default, if no tags are specified the default is "@run main <name>".
> But, "@clean <name>" is short for "@run clean <name>", so there will be
> no action to actually run the test.
> If we really need the clean tags, then a specific "@run main <name>" tag
> is needed.

Thanks Chris. I hadn't realized that @build, @clean etc were shorthand 
for @run build, @run clean etc. I would have assumed there was an 
implicit @run main (or whatever) in all those cases. :(


> -Chris.
>> In a file Foo.java, isn't "@run Foo" implied?
>> David
>>> Note that I didn't fix all the tests. It turns out that some of these
>>> tests don't compile or or fail on one or more platforms. I've created
>>> bugs for these [1]. TestX11CS.java is one case where it's not worth
>>> trying to fix it to compile so I propose to delete it.
>>> I've used the opportunity to remove some tests from the ProblemList
>>> while I was there.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Alan.
>>> [1] 7152856: TEST_BUG: sun/net/www/protocol/jar/B4957695.java failing on
>>> Windows
>>> 7152799: javax/naming/spi/DirectoryManager/GetContDirCtx.java failing
>>> with CannotProceedException
>>> 7152798: TEST_BUG:
>>> sun/management/HotspotClassLoadingMBean/GetClassLoadingTime.java does
>>> not compile
>>> 7152796: TEST_BUG: java/net/Socks/SocksV4Test.java does not terminate

More information about the core-libs-dev mailing list