ntoskrnl tests - where to write them?
kai.blin at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 02:17:40 CDT 2008
On Saturday 19 July 2008 05:15:48 Stefan Dösinger wrote:
> > I have been looking at writing a couple of tests for ntoskrl functions
> > but I have had difficulty locating a suitable place. It sort of looks
> > like ntdll/tests is the place but it is not clear. Is there a guide
> > for locating this one?
> I think the problem with ntoskrnl tests is that they have to come in form
> of a Windows device driver. I think so far Wine and Mingw lack the
> capability to build such drivers. Also running such tests will require
> Admin privileges on Windows, and impose security problems. (Of course the
> tests could be skipped if the user lacks prilvileges to load the test)
A lot of tests depend on admin privileges, and especially the MSI tests cause
a lot of clicking on error boxes if you accidently run them as a mundane
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