jtreg testing integrated

Mark Wielaard mark at klomp.org
Thu May 22 14:48:53 PDT 2008

Hi Mark,

On Thu, 2008-05-22 at 14:37 -0700, Mark Reinhold wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-05-22 at 14:14 -0700, Joe Darcy wrote:
> >> Mark Wielaard wrote:
> >>> It depends on the version and the distribution. IcedTea6 now calls
> >>> itself OpenJDK, but IcedTea7 calls itself IcedTea. Ubuntu has a patch to
> >>> return "Java(TM)" here. And we might actually might want to make that
> >>> the default.
> >> 
> >> I doubt Sun's lawyers would be happy with that!
> > 
> > haha :) But well, what can you do if it is a feature string actual
> > applications test against. More importantly soon we will see derivatives
> > of pass the TCK and hopefully they will then all be considered Java(TM)
> > anyway.
> If actual applications test for this string (ugh!) then we can likely
> convince Sun lawyers that returning "Java(TM)" is justified.

I misremembered the actual bug being about the runtime.name variable,
but it is prety close (it was about the plugin string having to contain
Java(TM)): http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=111

Of course the point was more that testing against runtime.name is not
the correct feature test for this particular case. And that different
OpenJDK derivatives already use different values for that property.



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