RFR: 8069011: gc/TestSmallHeap.java failing in nightly

Bengt Rutisson bengt.rutisson at oracle.com
Fri Jan 16 16:46:09 UTC 2015

Hi Stefan,

On 2015-01-16 13:21, Stefan Johansson wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review this @requires addition to avoid failures described in:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8069011
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sjohanss/8069011/hotspot.00

Looks good to me.

Thanks for fixing the comment as well. I assume that fixes the problem 
that JTreg printed the complete note as part of the test output?


> Summary:
> This is a bug of the same kind as JDK-8040935. The test specifies a 
> small heap and is then run with -XX:+AggressiveOpts. This causes the 
> JVM to exit during startup because a GC is triggered before we are 
> ready to handle one. The fix is to add a @requires-statement to ensure 
> AggressiveOpts is not enabled. After many discussions this seems to be 
> the preferred solutions among the people I've spoken to.
> Thanks,
> StefanJ

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