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From Niklas Gustavsson <>
Subject Re: Write-permissions under MacOSX
Date Sat, 25 Aug 2007 13:47:05 GMT
I know nothing about this specific client. However, one thing that might 
give a clue is what a LIST would return showing those directories. The 
LIST result contains the access for the user, based on 
hasReadPermission() and  hasWritePermission() on FileObject.


Joakim Back wrote:
> Hello!
> I've been working with a virtual filesystem for a while, and so far it's 
> been working great. Now the issue is to support the most common 
> ftp-clients as to move away from the status as a novelty-feature.
> The one client I'm having issues with currently is the native 
> ftp-support in MacOSX (Finder?). The server transmits a user with write 
> permissions, and while most folders are not write-permissible, there is 
> an equivalent of an upload directory, the user Workspace folder at root.
> The MacOSX native client disregards the unique folder permission and 
> decides that all directories at the server is read only. Has anyone else 
> had any experience with this? If I connect with the Transmit program, 
> everything works as expected, and also under Windows native (Explorer?) 
> and various clients.
> Using MacOSX 10.3.9, Finder 10.3.2.
> (To support MacOSX native client is important, as to be able to connect 
> the FTP-server as a remote-drive for seamless integration.)

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