RFR(S): 6896810:TEST_BUG: java/lang/ref/SoftReference/Pin.java fails with OOME during System.out.println

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Tue Jun 30 13:37:45 UTC 2015

On 30 Jun 2015, at 14:05, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:

> cc'ing core-libs-dev as they own this test.
> On 30/06/2015 10:54 PM, Stefan Särne wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Please review and sponsor this fix.
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-6896810
>> <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8073718>Webrev:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sjohanss/sponsor/ssarne/JDK-6896810/webrev.jdk.00/
>> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Esla/stefan/8073718/webrev.00/>
>> The test fails since it run out of memory (again) when it tries to print
>> that the expected OOME is received. Additional allocations are done
>> during printing and the next OOME is thrown out of the test. By freeing
>> the "chain" that hogs the memory on the heap, the test continues and the
>> additional checks of checking that the blocks are empty are performed
>> and pass.
> Seems a reasonable approach to free up the memory - or at least allow a GC to reclaim it.

+1. Looks ok.


> David
> -----
>> Tested: Run with all GC combinations.
>> The test is part of tier1 for the jdk and this blocks integration from
>> jdk9/hs to jdk9/dev and I therefore suggest it is integrated directly to
>> jdk9/hs.
>> Thanks,
>> Stefan

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