[pypy-dev] jvm tests failing on os x
michal at bendowski.pl
Mon Aug 13 13:44:39 CEST 2012
On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 2:29 AM, Philip Jenvey <pjenvey at underboss.org> wrote:
> On Aug 11, 2012, at 1:43 AM, Maciej Fijalkowski wrote:
> > Anyone has any idea how to fix/disable them?
> > An example:
> > http://buildbot.pypy.org/summary/longrepr?testname=TestJvmException.%28%29.test_multiple_prebuilt_dead_weakrefs&builder=own-macosx-x86-32&build=984&mod=translator.jvm.test.test_weakref
> The cause is we're using a Java 6 Math.copySign method and the buildbot must be Java 5.
> (as shown here: http://buildbot.pypy.org/builders/own-macosx-x86-32/builds/984/steps/shell_6/logs/stdio )
> That wouldn't be too difficult to workaround but we could also consider requiring Java 6 (or even 7) as a minimum. Java 5 is EOL'd and e.g. Jython 2.7 requires Java 6.
> Michael, do you have any Java 6 stuff in the jvm-improvements branch?
I don't think I introduced any Java 6 specific code. Nevertheless Java
6 will be EOL'd soon as well (Scala is dropping Java 6 support in the
next release for example) so I agree that requiring at least Java 6
seems like a good idea.
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