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

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon Jun 17 12:18:53 EDT 2019


Sorry I've been out of town for a week and am tearing throught my emails. I didn't catch the part about creating a folder. 

Bob S


> On Jun 17, 2019, at 09:01 , Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
> 
> --
> Klaus Major





More information about the Use-livecode mailing list