Access is Denied
jim.menkevich at gmail.com
Thu Aug 12 08:54:13 EDT 2010
$ windres --version
GNU windres (GNU Binutils) 2.20
Copyright 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This program is free software; you may redistribute it under the terms of
the GNU General Public License version 3 or (at your option) any later
This program has absolutely no warranty.
I checked the permissions to TMP and TEMP (which point to the same
And I had all permissions to that directory.
However, when I echo'ed these in Cygwin, they came back as empty. Do I have
to set these up in my .bashrc file?
On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 8:46 AM, Daniel Atallah <daniel.atallah at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 08:40, Jim Menkevich <jim.menkevich at gmail.com>
> > Yao,
> > On Windows 7, I selected to run Cygwin as Adminstrator and then I change
> > permissions on the libpurple/win32 directory and all the files in the
> > directory:
> > chmod -Rf 777 libpurple/win32
> > drwxrwxrwx+ 1 testing None 4096 2010-08-11 15:48 win32
> > I'm still getting the same error.
> > So I tried to just execute the binary by itself and I still get the same
> > message.
> > $ windres
> > Access is denied.
> > C:\cygwin\home\testing\pidgin-dev\win32-dev\mingw\bin\windres.exe:
> > preprocessin
> > g failed.
> > So I checked the permissions on that and I'm good there as well.
> > -rwxr-xr-x 1 testing None 678912 2009-10-23 19:11 windres.exe
> > I confirmed by executing '--help' on the binary and that worked without
> > issue.
> > Does any of this info help?
> You really shouldn't have to compile stuff as Adminstrator - I don't.
> Check the permissions on $TMP and $TEMP. It could be that windres is
> writing stuff there temporarily.
> Which version of windres do you have (`windres --version`)?
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