8149571: [launcher] create a regression test to test symlinks on Windows
kumar.x.srinivasan at oracle.com
Thu Apr 21 17:01:32 UTC 2016
> On 21/04/2016 16:12, Kumar Srinivasan wrote:
>> As Alan says, we can't run this test in an automated fashion,
>> we have to make this a manual test.
> I would expect that the tests are run with admin privileges on some
> systems so the test could just silently pass when it can't create the
> sym link. That might be preferable to a manual tests that is run rarely.
I think we should have two flavors. A manual one which is stringent, forcing
to tester to run with elevated privileges if necessary, and the other
if link cannot be created. Amy did something similar with a pack200 test.
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