RFR (XS): 8004691: Add a jtreg test that exercises the ExecuteInternalVMTests flag

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Tue Dec 18 07:15:43 PST 2012

I was just about to make the same comment.   I think it should go up a 
level, although this requires people to run all the jtreg tests and not 
just the one in the subdirectory in the component where they work.

On 12/18/2012 05:24 AM, Stefan Karlsson wrote:
> Looks good.
> Though, I'd prefer if the test was not put in the gc directory, since 
> this flag could be used by all HotSpot groups.
> thanks,
> StefanK
> On 12/18/2012 10:52 AM, Erik Helin wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> this change adds a jtreg test that runs the internal vm tests.
>> Webrev:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ehelin/8004691/webrev.00/
>> Summary:
>> There are a couple of tests in HotSpot C++ source code that can be run
>> with the flag -XX:+ExecuteInternalVMTests. These tests are run in JPRT
>> queues, but they are not run as part of the nightly testing.
>> This change adds an empty jtreg test that starts the VM with the flag
>> -XX:+ExecuteInternalVMTests, thereby running the internal VM tests.
>> Since -XX:+ExecuteInternalVMTests only works with a non-product build of
>> the VM, the test also uses the flag -XX:+IgnoreUnrecognizedVMOptions to
>> make sure the test works, but does nothing, when run with a product
>> build of HotSpot.
>> Testing:
>> Thanks,
>> Erik

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