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

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Feb 12 14:21:52 UTC 2019

On 2/12/19 1:43 PM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> 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?


Andrew Haley
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