RFR(S): 8132704: [TESTBUG] jdk/internal/jimage/ExecutableTest.java incorrectly asserts all files to be executable

Roger Riggs Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Thu Jul 30 15:47:08 UTC 2015

Hi Volker,

There is already as task for JMC to move that file but who knows exactly 

A list of exception(s) would be better I think, because generally, 
everything in bin should be executable.


On 7/30/2015 11:40 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 5:34 PM, Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Hi Volker,
>> Possibly the real bug is that there is non-executable file in the bin
>> directory.
>> There is a /conf directory which would probably be a better place for that.
> Yes, I agree. But I thought you want a fast fix for the test failure :)
> Moving that config file is probably a bigger effort.
> Moreover the bin/ directory on Windows also contains .dll and .diz
> files. However on Windows, all the files seem to be executable (at
> least the test did succeed before). Nevertheless, checking only a
> known subset of executables seems safer and "good enough".
> What do you think?
> Volker
>> Roger
>> On 7/30/2015 11:28 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> can somebody please review this test fix:
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/2015/8132704/
>>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8132704
>>> The initial test checked that all the files in the bin/ directory are
>>> executable by everybody. Unfortunately this was too optimistic because
>>> in the closed build the bin/ directory contains configuration files
>>> which are not executable.
>>> The new version of the test uses a predefined static list of
>>> executables which are checked for the executable permissions if the
>>> corresponding files exist.
>>> Thank you and best regards,
>>> Volker

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