We are maintaining our test cases in testlink. For a given sprint we write functional test cases for features and regression suite update accordingly. Now we are in the process of starting automation. Our plan is to convert regression suite to automation. How to maintain the mapping between regression manual test cases and automation Test suite test cases. How to maintain this frequently
I would delete the manual test case after it has been converted into an automated test. Automated tests should be run automated at least before deployment, preferably after each change.
Keeping the mapping feels as administration for the sake of administration. Therefor I would like the challenge you to think about if you really need it, probably you don't.