RFR: (XS): 8136766: Enable ThreadStackSize range test

Gerard Ziemski gerard.ziemski at oracle.com
Fri Sep 16 16:57:42 UTC 2016

Thank you Dan for the review.

> On Sep 15, 2016, at 3:16 PM, Daniel D. Daugherty <daniel.daugherty at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 9/15/16 8:27 AM, Gerard Ziemski wrote:
>> hi all,
>> Please review this XS fix, where we enable MAX range testing in hotspot/test/runtime/CommandLine/OptionsValidation, now that JDK-8140520 has been fixed (thank you Ron and Dan)
>> bug:    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8136766
>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~gziemski/8136766_rev1
> test/runtime/CommandLine/OptionsValidation/TestOptionsWithRanges.java
>    No comments.
> The fix does what it claims which is fine. Thumbs up!
> Caveat: I do remember that Ron ran into issues with enabling the MAX range
> testing for these three options on some Solaris SPARC machines. I'm fairly
> certain he said some of the Solaris SPARC test machines hung at the kernel
> level and had to rebooted due to swap space issues. Don't know if the
> machines were mis-configured or what, but I thought I send up a flare.

The test doesn’t run by default, so the risk is small, but it’s something to keep in mind.


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