RRF(XS)(10): 8176797: [TESTBUG] tools/launcher/Settings.java -Xss size is too small

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Mar 16 05:17:32 UTC 2017

Hi Chris,

Looks good to me.


On 16/03/2017 2:59 PM, Chris Plummer wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review the following:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8176797
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~cjplummer/8176797/webrev.00/webrev.jdk
> After fixing 8175342 (see the other RFR I just posted), this test
> started to fail instead of assert. The problem is 256000 is too small of
> a stack size on the platform in question. It needs to be at least 256k.
> The test has a "stackSize" local variable that is the String "256". It
> runs the jvm with -Xss of this size, appending "k" to it on one run and
> "000" in the next. The -Xss256k version is fine. The -Xss256000 version
> is not. I'm not sure why the test chose to specify the stackSize as a
> String instead of an int. As part of this fix I changed it to an int,
> and just multiply it by 1024 in the case where -Xss is specified with a
> byte size rather the an k size. The test passes now on the platform
> where it was failing.
> thanks,
> Chris

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