[Openmcl-devel] CCL on 32 bit Windows - write permissions needed to load

David L. Rager ragerdl at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 03:17:32 UTC 2009


Response on another mailing list here:

https://utlists.utexas.edu/sympa/arc/acl2-help/2009-10/msg00001.html

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 9:15 PM, harshrc <harshrc at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> I run 32 bit Windows Vista. I got the copy of CCL from release svn trunk.
>
> I am getting a strange error which I cant reproduce on a linux machine :
>
> here is the output from CMD.exe
>
> C:\Users\harshrc\tools\ccl>wx86cl.exe
> Welcome to Clozure Common Lisp Version 1.3-r11936  (WindowsX8632)!
> ? (load "ok1.lsp")
>> Error: Permission denied : #P"C:/Users/harshrc/tools/ccl/ok1.lsp"
>> While executing: CCL::MAKE-FILE-STREAM, in process listener(1).
>> Type :POP to abort, :R for a list of available restarts.
>> Type :? for other options.
> 1 >
>
> where ok1.lsp is a dummy lisp file containing a single form (+ 1 2)
> C:\Users\harshrc\tools\ccl>cat ok1.lsp
> (+ 1 2)
>
> ok2.lsp is a similar dummy lisp file with same contents as ok1.lsp
>
> C:\Users\harshrc\tools\ccl>wx86cl.exe
> Welcome to Clozure Common Lisp Version 1.3-r11936  (WindowsX8632)!
> ? (load "ok2.lsp")
> #P"C:/Users/harshrc/tools/ccl/ok2.lsp"
> ?
>
> So ok2.lsp loads fine.
> If i look at permissions:
> C:\Users\harshrc\tools\ccl>ls -l ok*
> - -r--r--r-- 1 harshrc Administrators    9 Oct 13 20:04 ok1.lsp
> - -r--r--r-- 1 harshrc Administrators    9 Oct 13 20:39 ok2.lsp
>
> It says no difference, but CMD.exe is buggy I presume, because actual
> permissions set
> from GUI(right click -> properties -> security -> edit permissions)
> for user harshrc are deny write for ok1.lsp and full-control for ok2.lsp.
> i.e. ok1.lsp is not writable and ok2.lsp is writable.
>
> Which means Clozure Common Lisp cannot load read-only lisp files on
> Windows?
>
> I wanted to ask wether this happens only for VISTA, or is it the same for XP
> and 2000?
> Or is it just that I compiled CCL in a non-standard way, which seems not
> plausible, since my copy of CCL is from the CCL svn repository.
>
>
> Any help would be most appreciated.
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