Reading the access attributes of directories in Windows

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sat Aug 28 06:39:59 CEST 2010


In message <mailman.2396.1282396255.1673.python-list at python.org>, Tim Golden 
wrote:

> Can you run Python from within a Run-As-Administrator command
> prompt?

Kind of worrying, isn’t it, when the answer to “my program won’t work” is 
“give it more privileges”? Defeats the point of having such a complex 
security system, doesn’t it, when people are no longer able to understand 
its ramifications, and have to resort to bypassing it to get work done?



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