[8u] RFR (XS) 8218613: [TESTBUG] runtime/ErrorHandling tests are building incorrect testlibrary classes

Aleksey Shipilev shade at redhat.com
Tue Feb 12 13:43:01 UTC 2019

On 2/8/19 2:52 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 2/7/19 5:28 PM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 4:33 AM David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> On 7/02/2019 9:52 pm, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
>>>> Bug:
>>>>    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8218613
>>>> This is botched backport to 8u, which fails the jtreg tests now in 8u.
>>> Note the fix is not the
>>>> backport, but the actual 8u-specific fix.
>>> IIRC the incorrect @build is not a fatal error for earlier jtreg
>>> version. AFAICS we still use jtreg 4.1 for testing 8u internally.
>> This surprised me.  Of course, the incentive to update to new jtreg
>> versions is generally because jdk-latest needs it, but we've always
>> successfully adopted any newer jtreg to test older jdks as well.
>> (but we don't run as many tests as you do)
> I want to use the current jtreg for everything if at all possible.

That is my goal as well. Can I have the push approval, please?


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