RFR(S): 8173743: Failures during class definition can lead to memory leaks in metaspace
tim.bell at oracle.com
Mon Feb 6 19:18:30 UTC 2017
> I've already committed this to the hs-demo-submit/hotspot/ forest and
> it went through without a problem. So in theory it should have passed
> the internal JPRT tests although I'm not sure if the test set of the
> "demo-submit" forest and the real hotspot repo are exactly the same
> (CC'ed Tim and Brian).
Congratulations on your successful push via the hs-demo-submit --->
hs-demo source trees.
For those reviewers inside Oracle, the JPRT job is visible here:
As for the testing part - External Push jobs are submitted to the
internal build system (JPRT) using the same flags as other hotspot push
jobs: "-testset hotspot". That setting does not include the jtreg
tests in test/runtime/Metaspace so the job did not pick up and run your
I am in the process of submitting another job using your changes to see
if I can also run the hotspot/test/runtime/Metaspace tests. This is a
good use case for the new External Push system.
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