RFR(XXS): 8151796: compiler/whitebox/BlockingCompilation.java fails due to method not compiled

Nils Eliasson nils.eliasson at oracle.com
Mon Mar 14 11:23:49 UTC 2016

Hi Volker,

Please do not quarantine. I have posted a separate RFR for fixing the test.

Nils Eliasson

On 2016-03-14 11:27, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi,
> can I please have a review and sponsor for the following tiny test fix:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/2016/8151796/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8151796
> Change JDK-8150646 added a new test
> (compiler/whitebox/BlockingCompilation.java) which checks that is is
> possible to compile a simple method on every available compilation
> level trough the whitebox API. It also checks that these compilations
> can be done in blocking as well as in unblocking mode.
> Unfortunately it seems that the test is a little shaky. It may happen
> that the test simple method is not compilable on an available
> compilation level (e.g. because the code cache is full). Also testing
> for non-blocking compilations isn't 100% bullet proof, because
> non-blocking compiles may look like blocking compilations if the
> compiler thread is faster than the test thread for some reason.
> I've therefore flagged this test as "@ignore". It can still be run
> manually by using the '-ignore:run' jtreg command line option.
> Automatic test runs can now skip this test by using '-ignore:quiet'.
> Regards,
> Volker

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