OSX permissions for stacks
curry at pair.com
Sun Jan 9 05:56:12 CST 2005
(It's been a while since I posted--hope this year is getting off to a
good start for everyone.)
I made an application that worked fine on my own computer (one user
account) but some people had problems when they had multiple user
accounts. The standalone contains a simple splash stack that loads
the main stack which is a separate file (let's say stack.rev), and
when the main stack quits, it saves its changes.
I found that when using the application from another user account
rather than the admin account, when the stack was saved it changed to
stack.rev~ with a tilde on the end. I looked at the stack file's
permissions, and found that with the permissions set to full access
for everyone, there were no problems.
Will the permissions persist for the user if I just set them for the
file on my computer, or do I need to go further? In case I need to go
further, I put in a little shell script to chmod the stack file's
permissions. Should that do the trick?
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