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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][kernel] Should we be compatible with RI ThreadGroup bug?
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2006 12:55:40 GMT
Agreed.  Lets match J9 and RI for now.  We can always revisit as it will 
be logged, right? :)

Elena Semukhina wrote:
> As everyone keeps silence, I'd suggest to change implementation to be bug
> compatible with RI.
> 
> On 10/15/06, Elena Semukhina <elena.semukhina@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> On 10/14/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Elena Semukhina wrote:
>> > > Classlib test ThreadGroupTest.test_setMaxPriorityI() fails on DRLVM
>> > because
>> > > it expects behaviour that conflicts with specification.
>> > > The test passes on IBM VME and RI. The issue is reported at
>> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-1625 .
>> > >
>> > > Actually there is a bug report in
>> > > http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4708197 which
>> > agreed
>> > > that
>> > > this is a bug in RI and it should be fixed.
>> > >
>> > > Should we follow RI's behaviour and change drlvm ThreadGroup.java or
>> > should
>> > > we fix the test?
>> >
>> > I'm off-line at the moment so cannot look at the bug details.  The
>> > question is whether fixing the 'bug' will likely break any 
>> applications?
>>
>>
>> This question was discussed in Sun's bug report as well. A JCK test
>> detected this bug. The first evaluation stated that "This is relatively
>> obscure functionality and it's theoretically possible at that changing 
>> the
>> behavior will break running apps." The second evaluation suggested to
>> fix the implementation rather than change the spec. The bug is in 
>> progress
>> since 2002...
>>
>>
>>
>> > Regards,
>> > Tim
>> >
>> > --
>> >
>> > Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com )
>> > IBM Java technology centre, UK.
>> >
>> >
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>>
>> -- 
>> Thanks,
>> Elena
> 
> 
> 
> 

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