Please review correction of regression test Test6929067

Pavel Tisnovsky ptisnovs at
Thu Nov 18 02:11:37 PST 2010

David Holmes wrote:
> Dr Andrew John Hughes said the following on 11/17/10 08:55:
>> On 16 November 2010 11:28, Pavel Tisnovsky <ptisnovs at> wrote:
>>> David Holmes wrote:
>>>> This is a fix for 64-bit systems but the invoke program is still being
>>>> compiled as 32-bit. I'm a little surprised it can then load the
>>>> 64-bit VM.
>>> it seems that "invoke" is compiled as 64-bit executable (on RHEL 5
>>> x86_64 at least):
>>> invoke: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, AMD x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), for
>>> GNU/Linux 2.6.9, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux
>>> 2.6.9, not stripped
>> I think David may be referring to the need for -m32 or -m64, where gcc
>> is configured.  On GNU/Linux platforms, gcc tends to produce a 64-bit
>> binary on x86_64 by default but on Solaris, it produces a 32-bit
>> binary.
> Exactly so - sorry didn't see your reply before my last reply.
> So in its new form the test will work correctly if run on a 64-bit VM on
> 64-bit Linux, or a 32-bit VM on 32-bit Linux, but not on a 32-bit VM on
> 64-bit Linux. (I[m not sure our internal testing ever tries the latter).
> It also relies on the fact that the Linux JRE/JDK doesn't contain both
> the 64-bit and 32-bit VMs.
Hi David,

you are right, we can't assume that find select the right I'm
going to fix this test by other way.


> David

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