ntoskrnl tests - where to write them?

Marcus Meissner marcus at jet.franken.de
Sat Jul 19 03:05:33 CDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 10:15:48PM -0500, 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)

Umm, we have such drivers built-in... mountmgr.sys for instance.

But yes, getting this to work on Windows will be a pain.

Ciao, Marcus

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