lock and unlock files from script? - Mac options

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Tue Feb 9 15:19:40 EST 2016

Hi Stephen,

If I understand correctly, it sounds like you could use the 'chmod' 
shell command to lock and unlock your files.


Best -
Phil Davis

On 2/9/16 12:11 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> Barncard lurking here.
> I want to lock and unlock files from script on  Mac.  Currently on Livecode
> 7.1.2
> I know there are various lock modes - I just want the one that users can
> turn off and on using the 'get info' dialog.
> I tried cobbling an Applescript method but got an 'execution error'.   I
> tried to modify the Applescript that opens folders.
> I'd be happy with an Applescript solution or something using the Shell.
> faster would be better.
> thanks for any help.
> stephen.
> Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -
> mixstream.org
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