[IronPython] Write permissions

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Jul 8 13:38:48 CEST 2010

On 08/07/2010 09:37, Rob Brown-Bayliss wrote:
> Hi
> I have begun playing with ironpython and wpf.  I come from a python on
> linux with gtk+ background.
> I have a problem with vista and trying to open a log file via the
> logging module:  Access to the path 'C:\log.txt' is denied.

Writing to C: in Vista and Windows 7 requires elevated permissions so 
your application will require admin privileges. Can you not choose 
another location to write to (one of the user folders)?


> I expect this will bite me a lot on vista, but it works on xp.  Can
> some one point me in the right direction with regards to user
> permissions etc?
> Thanks


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