Please review: 7146552 LoggingMXBeanTest intermittent failure

Jim Gish jim.gish at
Fri Oct 12 16:55:45 UTC 2012

Please review 

The LoggingMXBeanTest has been intermittently failing because garbage 
collection can cause the (weak) references to Logger instances to go 
away.  LoggingMXBeanTest2 has the same issue, but no bug has (yet) been 
filed against it.

The fix is to simply make the Logger variables static so they don't get 


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