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From: Michiel Salters (michiel.salters_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-03 05:23:05

The "Save As..." dialog is implemented as an explorer dialog,
which means you can right-click on the offending file and
change the permissions there. Aftert that you can "save as"
directly over the original. Works in many windows apps.

Michiel Salters.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of Aaron W. 
> LaFramboise
> Sent: maandag 1 november 2004 21:38
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Re: [1.32 Release] Draft tarballs are available
> And keep in mind that unlike our Emacs users, not everyone 
> has an editor
> for which overriding read-only attributes is easy.  On more than one
> occasion have I been trying to edit the read-only source files of some
> foolish distribution, remotely in an editor that doesn't 
> support writing
> to read-only files, or shell escapes.  Its a real pain, even 
> on Windows,
> to have to manually browse for the offending file and change its
> permissions when Notepad spits back some error message about not being
> able to save my work.
> Aaron W. LaFramboise
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