[kaffe] Regression test failures due to jikes

Dalibor Topic robilad at yahoo.com
Mon May 26 03:27:01 PDT 2003

Hallo Helmer,

--- Helmer Krämer <hkraemer at freenet.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm currently using jikes (version is
> "Jikes Compiler - Version 1.18 - 21 November 2002")
> to compile the regression tests. This causes two
> regression tests to fail (InnerTest and DoublePrint).

thanks for looking into it.
> - DoublePrint:
> jikes generates wrong code for negative zeros in
> array initializers (Bug #3399), which causes this
> test to fail

It should be fixed in their CVS.
> - InnerTest:
> jikes doesn't seem to insert the anonymous inner
> classes into the "innerClass" attribute of the
> InnerTest class file. This causes kaffe to not
> detect them and thus the test fails.

Neither does javac from jdk 1.4, 1.3 nor 1.2.2. Could it be a bogus test?

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