[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

Vladimir Ivanov vladimir.x.ivanov at oracle.com
Fri Sep 12 15:08:13 UTC 2014

Looks good.

Best regards,
Vladimir Ivanov

On 9/12/14, 7:03 PM, Igor Ignatyev wrote:
> Vladimir/Alan,
> Yes, only WB.fullGC() is needed, I replaced it w/ System.gc() and
> removed whitebox from the changes.
> updated webrev :
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~iignatyev/kshefov/8057707/webrev.00/
> Thanks
> Igor
> On 09/12/2014 05:41 PM, Vladimir Ivanov wrote:
>> Alan,
>> I wasn't aware about such capability. Sounds interesting.
>> Since we are short on time integrating tests for JEP210 into 9 and 8u40,
>> I'd suggest to remove dependency on WB API from the tests for now and
>> file a followup bug to restore it once a suitable solution is found. As
>> I understand, only WB.fullGC() is needed. It can be replaced with
>> System.gc() call.
>> Best regards,
>> Vladimir Ivanov
>> On 9/12/14, 11:55 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>>> 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.
>>> -Alan
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