RFR [S] 6854417: TESTBUG: java/util/regex/RegExTest.java fails intermittently

Xueming Shen xueming.shen at oracle.com
Mon Jul 13 17:02:50 UTC 2015

On 07/12/2015 02:01 PM, Ivan Gerasimov wrote:
> Hello!
> RegExTest fails sometimes in checking Boyer-Moore search.
> This is because it was assumed that after insertion a pattern into a string at some position, we'll find it at the same position.
> That's not true if we insert 'aa' into 'xxaxx' at index 3, cause then we'll find 'aa' at index 2.
> The proposed fix is to exclude patterns that start and end with the same substring, because only those can cause this kind of problem.
> Would you please help review the fix?
> BUGURL: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-6854417
> WEBREV: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~igerasim/6854417/00/webrev/
> Sincerely yours,
> Ivan
looks good.

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