[9] 8149571: [launcher] create a regression test to test symlinks on Windows

Kumar Srinivasan 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 
which passes
if link  cannot be created. Amy did something similar with a pack200 test.


> -Alan

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