stack can write to prefs-folder, and cannot!?

Klaus major-k klaus at major-k.de
Mon Jun 17 12:01:46 EDT 2019


Hi Bob,

> Am 17.06.2019 um 17:39 schrieb Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> 
> I assume you checked to make sure you have write permissions. I found this article from 2017. Not sure if it is relevant: 
> https://eclecticlight.co/2017/07/09/last-week-on-my-mac-making-a-mess-of-preferences/

so being able to create a folder there does not count as proof of having write permission in your opinion? 8-)

> Bob S
> 
>> On Jun 10, 2019, at 07:12 , Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hallo Hermann,
>>> Am 10.06.2019 um 15:44 schrieb hh via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>>> 
>>>> Klaus M. wrote:
>>>> What the hell is going on here? What am I overlooking? 
>>> I have here these problems also from a new stack or the message box on
>>> MacOS 10.14.5 using LC 9.5.0/ 9.0.5/ 8.1.10.
>>> But with "preferences" only, have no problems with "documents" or "desktop".
>> 
>> strange enough, I can create a folder in specialfolderpath("preferences")
>> Via msg and via a button in namly stack. Too funky!?
>> 
>> I'm completely clueless...
>> 
>> Best
>> 
>> Klaus

Best

Klaus

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