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Testing Web and Win32
Question on general idea of how to go about things. We have a setup where we test Web apps (in browsers) and we test general applications that run on Win32 machines. For our Silk setup, we have a little include file that basically sets most of the options needed in order to run. So each script does not have to worry about it. Problem is extensions. Sometimes we use the machine to run tests on the Win32 client only and other times on the browser clients. Is there some way to set the extensions that are enabled via code? If not, how do you often do this when testing two different applications? Do you just have two machines: one dedicated to each client? Or do you just manually make the changes on as-needed basis?
(One thought I have been having: real difference is recovery system is different when Web extensions are enabled. But if I was to override those with my own functions anyway, then I could always leave extensions on and yet still use same machine to automatically test both clients. Not sure of drawbacks to this yet.)
Re: Testing Web and Win32
Use otpion files to save both the extensions Silktest uses plus the include files it compiles for an application under test.
In simplistic terms. Set up SilkTest to run one of your Win32 apps. When done, save the options set in an options file (Options Menu / Save New Options Set menuitem). Then set up the same PC to run one of your web apps. Save another option file. Now, by opening each options file, you will be setting SilkTest to run the AUT you need.