RFR(L): 8071908, 8071909: Port internal Diagnostic Command tests and test framework to jtreg (plus some testlibrary changes)
mikael.auno at oracle.com
Fri Jan 30 19:32:30 UTC 2015
First of all, thanks for the quick response and sorry for my slow one
(your message didn't sort into the mail folder I expected, so didn't see
it until now).
Secondly, all good comments; all fixed.
On 2015-01-30 11:18, Jaroslav Bachorik wrote:
> Hi Mikael,
> it's great to see this moving forward!
> Comments follow:
> * instead of throwing a RuntimeException from within the test classes
> you could use o.testng.Assert.fail(...) method
> * all the newly introduced tests are missing @summary
> * test/serviceability/dcmd/compiler/CodelistTest.java
> L43 - unused import
> L68 - an unused, commented out, line
> * test/testlibrary/com/oracle/java/testlibrary/OutputAnalyzer.java
> L436-438 - use Arrays.asList()
> * test/serviceability/dcmd/vm/UptimeTest.java
> L44 - spurious wakeups may cause the test fail intermittently; should
> make sure the wait was at least 'someUptime' seconds long
> On 30.1.2015 10:44, Mikael Auno wrote:
>> Hi, could I please some reviews for this test port?
>> Issues: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8071908
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~miauno/8071908_8071909/webrev.00/
>> Read on for the rationale on a few questions that might arise.
>> * Why two issues?
>> These changes are mainly a port of the Diagnostic Command (DCMD) tests
>> and corresponding framework/utility classes from an internal (non-open)
>> test framework to jtreg. The reason for the two issues is that the
>> changes depend on a few modifications to testlibrary that are available
>> in jdk/test but not yet in hotspot/test, as well as a small new addition
>> to OutputAnalyzer, that are not specific to main subject (i.e. the DCMD
>> tests). To keep the history as clean and coherent as possible, those
>> changes will go in under JDK-8071909 while the new tests and
>> DCMD-related additions to testlibrary go in under JDK-8071908.
>> * Isn't there already utility classes for calling Diagnostic Commands?
>> The main idea with the new utility classes in testlibrary is to provide
>> a single interface to call Diagnostic Commands from tests, regardless of
>> the transport used (e.g. jcmd or JMX). There are a few tests scattered
>> around jdk/test and hotspot/test today that already utilize Diagnostic
>> Commands in some way, but they either use different utility classes for
>> this in different places or just do it directly in the test. Also, some
>> of these utility classes or tests go through jcmd and some through JMX
>> (most often without any real requirement for one transport over the
>> other in the test). All this means that there are, today, numerous
>> different implementations for calling Diagnostic Commands, and
>> consequently a lot of code duplication. These utility classes are meant
>> to replace all of these implementations, and with a single interface
>> regardless of the transport at that.
>> * You've missed this or that test using one of the existing utility
>> This is "by design". In order to keep the change at a more manageable
>> size and to get the core of this change in sooner, we've chosen to do
>> this transition in multiple steps. The first of those steps is what is
>> in this review request; the core utility classes, the tests ported from
>> the internal test framework and the adaption of the tests already in
>> hotspot/test/serviceability/dcmd (since they happened to reside in the
>> directory where we wanted to put the ported tests). When this is
>> integrated and have gone a few rounds through nightly testing, the
>> adaption of other tests in hotspot/test will follow, and after that
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