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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-19 08:25:09

Doug Gregor <dgregor_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Aug 18, 2004, at 1:45 PM, Eric Niebler wrote:
>> I'd like to make the documentation for xpressive available from the
>> boost-sandbox project home page, like the FSM docs
>> (
>> According to the SourceForge docs, I should be able to copy my files
>> there with scp like this:
>> scp index.html
>> eric_niebler_at_[hidden]:/home/groups/b/bo/boost-sandbox/
>> htdoc/libs/xpressive
>> But when I tried that, I got "permission denied". Then I ssh'ed to
>> and tried to mkdir
>> /home/groups/b/bo/boost-sandbox/htdoc/libs/xpressive, but I got
>> "permission denied" there, too. Do I need special permission to be
>> able to do this? I already have CVS write access -- I guess that's
>> not enough.
>> Any hints?
> It looks like Andreas has forgotten to mark htdocs/libs with
> group-write permissions. Andreas, doing something like:
> chmod -R g+w /home/groups/b/bo/boost-sandbox/htdocs/libs
> Should fix the problem here.

And before you scp anything, you should do the same yourself:

    chmod a+r whatever
    chmod g+w whatever

Or someone else will have the same problem :(

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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