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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Fwd: Boost::Filesystem - How to iterate, through the whole drive
From: Peter Barker (newbarker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-11-20 15:48:22

As an aside, thanks for posting this as I wasn't previous aware of
recursive_directory_iterator and have been implementing the recursion


On Tue, 20 Nov 2018 at 15:44, Richard Závodný via Boost-users <
boost-users_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Thank you, it makes sense now. :)
> On 11/20/2018 2:46 PM, degski wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Nov 2018 at 15:16, Richard Závodný via Boost-users <
> boost-users_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Thank you, looks like you were right. I ran it outside Visual Studio with
>> admin rights, but when I ran it in Visual Studio developer console (also
>> with admin rights) before (when I tried to solve it with degski), I
>> couldn't manage to make it work. Right now it looks like problem is solved,
>> but it is weird it needs administrator rights, as I can iterate
>> subdirectory on that specific drive (E:) without them. Weird. Thank you
>> both for your time. :)
> Got it now! Win10 is particularly picky about running stuff [or
> changing/deleting files] in the root of drives [less so about doing the
> same thing in folders], and always asks for elevated privileges [even
> though it shouldn't, as I've turned that off in UAC].
> I can run the [any] program simply from within the IDE. I now realized
> that I [always] run VS20XX with elevated rights [through a short-cut], so
> that this problem does not show up [I must have run into this already (long
> time ago), I guess].
> You can change the elevation of the short-cut [and therefor the program]
> by right-clicking the shortcut, Properties -> Shortcut -> Advanced
> (button), tick the box "Run as administrator" -> OK. This way it will
> simply run from the IDE and you'll be able to debug as well.
> degski
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