RFR for JDK-7027502: Test failures in demo/jvmti/hprof testcases, need to be othervm

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Jan 10 08:34:18 UTC 2014

On 09/01/2014 23:20, Tristan Yan wrote:
> Hi David
> I wasn't able to reproduce this failure either in local or in our same 
> binaries running(This is a continuous running with same JDK binaries). 
> So intention for this code change is bringing this test back;  add 
> some debug info and try to avoid possible issues in this test. I agree 
> this code change won't solve the failure happened. But this test was 
> put into ProblemList two years ago better move for this is move out it 
> from ProblemList and trace down the issue in our normal nightly.
If we can't duplicate it now, and the output from previously reported 
failures (in 2011) is insufficient to diagnose it properly, then it 
seems reasonable to add better output so as to improve our chances of 
understanding if it fails again. So better output + removing from the 
exclude list seems fine here. (cc'ing serviceability-dev as that is 
actually the mailing list for the HPROF and JVM TI areas).


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