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From "Elena Semukhina" <elena.semukh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][kernel] Should we be compatible with RI ThreadGroup bug?
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2006 09:05:48 GMT
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




-- 
Thanks,
Elena

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