I've got a new website, and our current workflow involves downloading product images into a temporary folder inside /private/var/.
The problem is:
I realized my AppleScript that performs operations on the folders using Terminal don't have permission to open files inside this complex system of subfolders.
How could I go about changing permissions so the AppleScript/Terminal commands, being run through KM, can work without returning an error?
If you can, change your workflow.
/private/var is for OS-managed files, caches or similar and, as in this case, temporary files (designated by the
If you do have to dig through these temp files for some reason, are these OS permission errors or Privacy & Security problems? Check the
p7 folder permissions -- some of the directories at that level are user-owned, but some are system-owned and require elevated privileges, eg via
Good idea, that's probably the simplest approach. I'll look at changing it to something easier to manage.