RFR: 8201609 - Split test/jdk/:tier2 to enable better parallel execution

Christian Tornqvist christian.tornqvist at oracle.com
Mon Apr 16 20:20:58 UTC 2018

Hi Alan

> On Apr 16, 2018, at 4:14 05PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 16/04/2018 19:15, Christian Tornqvist wrote:
>> Please review this small change that splits the tier2 test group into three smaller test groups that can be executed in parallel.
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ctornqvi/webrev/8201609/webrev.00/ <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ctornqvi/webrev/8201609/webrev.00/>
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8201609 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8201609>
> tier_part2 is an odd mix that I couldn't imagine anyone using directly. It's okay for CI systems of course so no objection to the change.

Yeah, my intention here was to split the existing group into somewhat balanced smaller parts. I expect normal users to keep running the tier2 group rather than using the tier2_part* ones.

> Do you know what sun/nio/cs/ISO8859x.java and com/sun/crypto/provider/Cipher are special cased? Just wondering if there is a historical or current reason to not run those.

No idea.


> -Alan

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