lucene-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Robert Muir (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Created: (LUCENE-2630) make the build more friendly to apache harmony
Date Wed, 01 Sep 2010 00:26:53 GMT
make the build more friendly to apache harmony

                 Key: LUCENE-2630
             Project: Lucene - Java
          Issue Type: Task
          Components: Build, Tests
    Affects Versions: 4.0
            Reporter: Robert Muir

as part of improved testing, i thought it would be a good idea to make the build (ant test)
more friendly
to working under apache harmony.

i'm not suggesting we de-optimize code for sun jvms or anything crazy like that, only use
it as a tool.

for example:
* bugs in tests/code: for example i found a test that expected ArrayIOOBE 
  when really the javadoc contract for the method is just IOOBE... it just happens to
  pass always on sun jvm because thats the implementation it always throws.
* better reproduction of bugs: for example [2 months out of the year|]
  it seems TestQueryParser fails with thai locale in a difficult-to-reproduce way.
  but i *always* get similar failures like this with harmony for this test class.
* better stability and portability: we should try (if reasonable) to avoid depending
  upon internal details. the same kinds of things that fail in harmony might suddenly
  fail in a future sun jdk. because its such a different impl, it brings out a lot of interesting

at the moment there are currently a lot of failures, I think a lot might be caused by this:

This message is automatically generated by JIRA.
You can reply to this email to add a comment to the issue online.

To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message