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From "Elena Semukhina" <elena.semukh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][kernel] Should we be compatible with RI ThreadGroup bug?
Date Wed, 18 Oct 2006 11:38:16 GMT
I attached two new patches to HARMONY-1625 which fix the test and copy RI
bug to drlvm ThreadGroup implementation :(
Please review and commit!


On 10/17/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>
> 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.javaor
> >> > 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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-- 
Thanks,
Elena

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