RFR 6963841: java/util/concurrent/Phaser/Basic.java fails intermittently

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Tue Mar 27 10:58:39 UTC 2012

On 03/26/12 23:04, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> David, Doug,
> This test has been failing intermittently on jdk7u-dev and jdk8 for a while now.
> It only appears to fail when run in our internal build/test system (JPRT).
> I believe the cause of the failure to be simply that the machines the test is
> run on are too slow, or very busy, and the defensive timeout in the test are not
> large enough to handle this. The solution is to increase these timeout (similar
> to other tests in the concurrency area that we increased the timeouts for too).

OK. I synced with our version. As always, it is too bad that there is no
way to operationalize the notion of "for some timeout value appropriate
for the platform, no TimeoutExceptions occur".


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