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

joe darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Tue Apr 17 06:22:19 UTC 2018

Hi Christian,

Regrouping of tests looks fine; cheers,


PS Complementary changes for another day would be an effort to speed up 
long-running tests.

On 4/16/2018 1:20 PM, Christian Tornqvist wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks,
> Christian
>> -Alan

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