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Bug 151681 - NetBeans folder in Applications is read only for admin
NetBeans folder in Applications is read only for admin
Product: installer
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Mac Native
All Mac OS X
: P3 (vote)
: 6.x
Assigned To: Yulia Novozhilova
Depends on:
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Reported: 2008-10-29 09:45 UTC by Petr Chytil
Modified: 2009-02-19 20:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT


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Description Petr Chytil 2008-10-29 09:45:09 UTC
The NetBeans folder, which is created by installer in /Applications folder on Mac is read only for administrator. This
prevents user from creating alias (shortcut) of in this folder. I've checked other folder, which were
created by other application's installers and it simply doesn't seem to be common practice to create R/O subfolders in
Comment 1 Yulia Novozhilova 2008-11-19 20:12:08 UTC
Comment 2 Quality Engineering 2008-11-20 04:44:30 UTC
Integrated into 'main-golden', will be available in build *200811200201* on (upload may still be in progress)
User: Yulia Novozhilova <>
Log: [Mac OS installer] Fix for #151681 NetBeans folder in Applications is read only
Comment 3 Petr Chytil 2008-11-20 07:40:00 UTC
thanks for the fix, verified in this build's installer:

Product Version: NetBeans IDE Dev (Build 200811200201)
Java: 1.5.0_16; Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM 1.5.0_16-133
System: Mac OS X version 10.5.5 running on i386; MacRoman; en_US (nb)
Userdir: /Users/petr/.netbeans/dev

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