[9] Review request : JDK-8057707: TEST library enhancement: copy sun.hotspot.whitebox classes from hotspot repo and enhance lib/testlibrary/jsr292/com/oracle/testlibrary/jsr292/Helper.java

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Sep 12 07:55:51 UTC 2014

On 11/09/2014 17:33, Vladimir Ivanov wrote:
> Looks ok.
> I don't like the idea of having 2 copies of WB API for hotspot and jdk.
> But that's tolerable unless we have shared location for test libraries 
> in top repository. Having reliable tests is more important IMO.
Has there been any thought put in to use the jtreg's multi-root 
capability? For some time it has been possible to run subsets of jdk and 
hotspot tests with a single jtreg command. I don't know if it helps here 
but it would be good to avoid having to duplicate the code.


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