8028589: Instrument tools/jar/JarEntryTime.java to make it easier to diagnose failures

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Tue Nov 19 14:47:16 UTC 2013

Looks good to me Alan. It will be nice to see why this test is actually 


On 11/19/2013 02:43 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> The test tools/jar/JarEntryTime.java has been failing intermittently
> (but very rarely) for some time. The failure seems to be that the
> extracted time it out by more than 10 seconds compared to the original
> file time but it isn't always so (esp. when the test runs in a fraction
> of a second). I'd like to add instrumentation to the test so that if it
> fails again (and someone is good enough to report it) then we  at least
> have the timestamps in the logs. The webrev with the proposed change is
> here:
>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/8028589/webrev/
> Thanks,
> Alan.

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