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RE: Windows 7 - Unable to checkout / export

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 16:24:40 -0400

> On 29.09.2010 21:45, Bob Archer wrote:
> >> On 27.09.2010 10:22, Mohammad Alauddin wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> I am using Windows 7 - 32 bit, unfortunately unable to do SVN
> >>> checkout/export, receive the error below:
> >>>
> >>> "Can't create directory 'c:\test\project-name\.svn': Access is
> >>> denied"
> >>>
> >>> Works fine on my XP machine. Manually I can create folder, so
> >> thought
> >>> could be the UAC issue, tried with disabling UAC but no luck.
> >>
> >> You have to manually add yourself (the user you're logged in) to
> >> the folder with full access. On Win7, the C:\ drive root has
> >> limited access rights for all users, and subfolders
> automatically
> >> inherit those limited access rights.
> >>
> >> Stefan
> >
> > When I create a new folder on the root of c:\ in Win 7 as the
> owner I
> > am given full rights to that folder.
> >
> > Of course, if you are in a domain with policy setup to not do
> this,
> > then I could see that happening. I have my dev root in my User's
> home
> > folder.
>
> Create a new folder. Then check the permissions: the checkbox for
> "full
> permission" is missing, even though you have the permissions for
> write.
> But you don't have the permission to change the permissions.
>
> At least if UAC is turned on, which is the default (I even have
> mine set
> to the highest level).
>
> Stefan

Hmm... I must be seeing things. I thought that is just what I did and the userlist had me specifically in it with full permissions. Now, I do it again and it doesn't have me specifically in there. I guess it's been a long day. ;)

BOb

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