Assistance requested with JEP-181 Nest-based access control (nestmates)

Andrew Dinn adinn at
Wed May 16 14:06:38 UTC 2018

On 16/05/18 12:50, David Holmes wrote:
> On 16/05/2018 9:23 PM, Andrew Dinn wrote:
   . . .
>> Well, I am sure you will be pleased to know that those tests all passed.
> Very pleased! A little surprised that purely by inspection I was able to
> get the Aarch64 assembly correct. :)

Yes, an impressive debut -- welcome to the aarch64-port team ;-)

>> Unfortunately, a few of the other tier1 tests failed (or, in some cases,
>> failed to run because of setup/compile errors). I am not convinced the
>> are anything to do with your change set. I am rerunning tier1 minus your
>> changes to see if the same failures occur before the patch.
>> I will let you know if anything points a finger at the change set once I
>> am able to compare before with after.
> Thanks. I can't yet imagine anything that would cause other tier1
> failures in a platform selective manner.
The hotspot failures were the same before and after. They were mostly
compiler/aot tests, which is no reason to suspect a problem in your
patch. A couple of SA test failures appear to relate to a problem with
jstack -- once again, I believe, no reason to be concerned as regards
your patch.


Andrew Dinn
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