RFR: 8035618 : Four api/org_omg/CORBA TCK tests fail under plugin only

Seán Coffey sean.coffey at oracle.com
Wed Feb 26 21:47:14 UTC 2014

Good points Alan. Changes uploaded here :


On 26/02/14 18:54, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 26/02/2014 16:50, Seán Coffey wrote:
>> Looking to push a fix to JDK 8. A CORBA issue was discovered during 
>> TCK-Plugin testing. The NPE seen should be handled and the 
>> defaultPresentationManager should be returned where necessary.
>> Bug ID : https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8035618
>> webrev : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coffeys/webrev.8035618/webrev/
> The AppContext usage looks okay but I worry that changing this method 
> to synchronized will lead to contention. At least for the non security 
> manager then can this be changed so that the 
> defaultPresentationManager is initialized via a holder class and 
> changed to volatile and initialized via the usual double checked 
> locking idiom. There are other options but I think this one is the 
> important case and should not be synchronized.
> -Alan.

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