Code Review Request: 7197662: (prefs) java/util/prefs/ fails by timeout or by "couldn't get file lock"

Dan Xu dan.xu at
Fri Sep 21 00:12:27 UTC 2012


Can you append bug number 7197662 to @bug field in each test so that it 
is easy to check its history?

For your changes, I wonder why you choose to run these tests in othervm 
mode. Thanks!


On Thu 20 Sep 2012 02:22:15 PM PDT, Kurchi Hazra wrote:
> Hi,
> The tests in java/util/prefs creates new nodes under the user's home
> directory.
> This causes the tests to start out with pre-existing preferences and
> sometimes
> leads to interference between the tests. This fix is to change the
> userRoot
> property for each of these tests so these tests create nodes only
> under the
> current directory.
> Bug:
> Webrev:
> Thanks,
>  - Kurchi

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