Folder permissions question
shari at gypsyware.com
Fri Sep 15 09:24:05 EDT 2006
I have a permissions problem that occurs once in a great while when
people install my standalone on their computer. This doesn't happen
I do not use an installer. The program is zipped or stuffed,
depending on the platform. The folks unzip/unstuff it and put it
wherever they want on their computer.
99% of the time, the game folder installs properly. Every so often
however, the folder permissions are set to Read Only, and the game
cannot update its own files, causing problemos. I have no clue as to
why this happens to some folks.
Has anyone else experienced this? And is there a solution? At one
time I had the following set during install, but later took it out:
get shell("chmod 777 " & quote & theDirectory & quote)
theDirectory being the full path to the game folder that they are installing.
Do I need to put it back in?
Gypsy King Software
Mac and Windows shareware games
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