RFR: JDK-8231605: Improve test helpers
alexey.semenyuk at oracle.com
Sun Sep 29 20:50:53 UTC 2019
Please review the jpackage fix for bug  at .
This is a fix for the JDK-8200758-branch branch of the open sandbox
- Improve jpackage test helpers.
- Implement jdk.jpackage.internal.ApplicationLayout class on all platforms.
- Functionality of all deleted tests moved into the new BasicTest.java
based on the new test helper classes.
The long term plan is to refactor existing tests based on the old test
helpers using the new testing classes.
For now it is suggested to implement all new tests with the new test
helpers using BasicTest.java as a reference.
BasicTest not in the default but in jdk.jpackage.tests package
intentionally. It is not directly executed by jtreg harness, but
indirectly through test helper, so jtreg has no issues locating it.
The reason to keep test classes away from the default package is that
NetBeans is very slow on projects with many classes in the default
package, so the expectation is that it will work faster of the project
with jpackage tests after they get moved out from the default package.
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