[racket] write permissions on AppData planet cache in 6.0

From: Kathi Fisler (kfisler at cs.wpi.edu)
Date: Fri Mar 14 09:49:30 EDT 2014

Very helpful, actually!  The message was from the compilation phase, not
from running.  Running the file eliminated the error.


On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 1:46 AM, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org>wrote:

> On Mar 13, 2014, at 4:57 PM, Kathi Fisler <kfisler at cs.wpi.edu> wrote:
> > I'm trying to upgrade to v6.0 (32 bit) on Vista.  Installation goes
> fine, but when I open a long-standing file that loads some planet packages
> and uses a local collection, I get
> >
> > make-directory: forbidden (write) access to
> C:\Users\kfisler\AppData\Roaming\Racket\planet\300\6.0\
> I'm guessing this is a silly question, but: is this error occurring when
> you run the file, or is it a message from the as-you-type-compiler? I've
> often seen messages like this that go away when I actually run the program
> (thus downloading the PLaneT package)--presumably, this is a safety feature
> that prevents the installation of the Package being triggered just by
> opening a file.
> I'm guessing you already knew this; disregard unless it's helpful.
> John
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