RFR: jsr166 jdk9 integration wave 9

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Aug 11 04:29:03 UTC 2016

Hi Martin,
On 11/08/2016 11:34 AM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Again, no spec changes, but larger than expected.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk9/jsr166-jdk9-integration/

The StampedLock functional changes look okay.


> ---
> Joe and Amy may be interested in
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk9/jsr166-jdk9-integration/test-stabilization/
> where we rewrite flaky tests with new mechanisms that are hopefully less
> flaky.
> We have some footprint tests that try to catch memory leaks, using
> reflective methods that the jigsaw folks might frown upon.  There seems
> to be a need for module-privileged code for e.g. whitebox testing and
> running a debugger. Perhaps these tests will be an example of code so
> privileged, someday.  Or we could decide such tests are more trouble
> than they're worth and simply discard them.

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