[plt-dev] Fwd: Homework 1

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 7 22:10:18 EST 2010

I believe the student is using mac os x (that's typically a platform
with paths like /User/whoever and Library/PLT\ Scheme).


On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 8:47 PM,  <krhari at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Hi Robby,
> Actually its not a problem with Dr Scheme. Its something to do with Vista/Windows 7. One cannot copy or create a folder in Library. We can add a folder but cannot create a folder in a library. Check this png I have attached. I have created a library called HP in Libraries. I am also new to Windows 7 but I know that you cannot create a directory there. Ask that guy to change the location of the installation. It should work fine.
> Thanks
> Hari
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robby Findler" <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>
> To: "PLTDevelopers" <plt-dev at list.cs.brown.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, January 7, 2010 9:32:08 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
> Subject: [plt-dev] Fwd: Homework 1
> Anyone seen anything like this before? Any other suggestions I might
> try passing along to the student?
> Thanks,
> Robby
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: robby <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>
> Date: 2010/1/7
> Subject: Re: Homework 1
> To: Justin Cohler <justincohler2008 at u.northwestern.edu>
> That directory, by default, is writable by you (who installed PLT
> Scheme, presumably).
> I recommend you try the tlab machines if your own machine doesn't let
> you write to your own directories (this sure seems like a strange
> thing to disallow and will likely break many applications, but I don't
> know too much about this).
> You might try creating a new user and then seeing if things work when
> using that user. (Give the new user administrator access but don't
> otherwise change any default settings)
> Robby
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 7:56 PM, Justin Cohler
> <justincohler2008 at u.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> Hi Professor,
>> I've been working on correctly installing DrScheme's language, however, I'm
>> having continuing problems.  It gives the following error:
>> make-directory: cannot make directory: /Users/justincohler/Library/PLT
>> Scheme/ (Permission denied; errno=13)
>> I tried changing the security on my computer, however, I have had no luck.
>>  Any ideas?  Thanks,
>> Justin Cohler
>> --
>> Justin F. Cohler
>> McCormick School of Engineering 2011
>> NU Sailing Team (Captain)
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