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Files.SetPosixPermissions

Sets posix file permissions.

Component: Files
Version: 4.3
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: Yes
Server: Yes
FileMaker Cloud: Yes

MBS( "Files.SetPosixPermissions"; Path; Mode )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Path The native path to the file or folder. "/Users/John/Desktop/test.txt"
Mode The new mode. "777"

Result

Returns OK or error message.

Description

Sets posix file permissions.
Path must be valid and exist.

See chmod command man page in Terminal. The plugin converts parameter to string and parses it as octal number. This way you can pass 777 as number and it's interpreted as expected.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

Examples

Set permissions

MBS( "Files.SetPosixPermissions"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test"; 777 )

See also


Files.SetModificationDate   -   Files.SetTagNames

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Links
MBS FileMaker Plugins - Förderverein St. Arnulf Nickenich