Guidance about binary / data files for JTREG tests

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at
Tue Apr 29 08:28:38 UTC 2014

On 29 Apr 2014, at 09:22, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at> wrote:

> On Apr 28, 2014, at 7:53 PM, Brian Burkhalter <brian.burkhalter at> wrote:
>> Firstly, I was informed that there are not supposed to be binary files in the jdk9/jdk/test tree. My webrev listed in the above post includes one such file, a GZIPped text file of prime numbers. Apparently this file as-is should not be checked in to the repository.
> Why?

A really old bug gives some insight:


> Paul.

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