[14] RFR (S): 8235934: gc/g1/TestGCLogMessages.java fails with 'DerivedPointerTable Update' found

Stefan Johansson stefan.johansson at oracle.com
Tue Dec 17 11:04:53 UTC 2019

Hi Thomas,

On 2019-12-17 10:27, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> Hi all,
>    can I have reviews for this testbug where there is a mismatch between 
> "C2 compiler is enabled" and "C2 compiler is compiled in" in verifying 
> output messages.
> I.e. G1 prints some additional log messages if the C2 compiler is 
> compiled in, but the test checks this message for (non-)existence if the 
> C2 compiler is enabled.
> Since there are a few flags that can toggle compiler use even when 
> compiled in (UseCompiler, TieredStopAtLevel<=3, ...) the GC prints that 
> message but the test does not expect it.
> The fix is to add a whitebox method that specifically returns whether 
> the C2 compiler is compiled in or not, to be used by the test.
> I would like to push this to 14 even if it is P4 because of the test bug 
> exemption, returning unnecessary reproducable errors.
> CR:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8235934
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~tschatzl/8235934/webrev/
Looks good,

> Testing:
> hs-tier1-3, local runs of TestGCLogMessages.java
> Thanks,
>    Thomas

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