[8u] [RFR] 8175120: Remove old tests on kdc timeout policy

Severin Gehwolf sgehwolf at redhat.com
Tue Mar 12 10:54:41 UTC 2019

Adding security-dev as reviews should happen on the corresponding area
lists. Even for 8.

On Mon, 2019-03-11 at 07:50 +0000, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8175120
> Webrev: https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~andrew/openjdk8/8175120/webrev.01/

This looks OK to me. It removes the same tests as was done for JDK 9.
I've verified that KdcPolicy.java passes after your changes. Not a
Reviewer, though.


> Original review:
> https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/security-dev/2017-February/015625.html
> This is not a clean backport because the tests in 8u differ slightly
> from those in OpenJDK 10:
> 1. 8u has "JDK-8190690: Impact on krb5 test cases in the 8u nightly".
> That same change (adding a property to the @run line) also needs to be
> applied to the new KdcPolicy.java test for it to succeed.
> 2. 10u contains "JDK-8006690: sun/security/krb5/auto/BadKdc* tests fails
> intermittently" which I assume is obsoleted by the more reliable
> KdcPolicy.java test
> Strangely enough, this & JDK-8164656 were already approved last July,
> but never pushed [0].  I can't see how this was a straightforward
> backport then though either.
> [0] https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk8u-dev/2018-July/007667.html

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