Number: 1158

Date: 20-May-84 12':48':56

Submitter: Sannella.PA


Subject: FileBrowser should prompt for password when inspecting protected directories

Assigned To: 

Attn: vanMelle

Status: Open


Problem Type: Design - UI

Impact: Moderate

Difficulty: Moderate

Frequency: Everytime

Priority: Hopefully

System: Windows and Graphics

Subsystem: Library



Lisp Version: 

Source Files: 

Microcode Version: 

Memory Size: 

File Server: 

Server Software Version: 

Disposition: '
["" "26-Aug-84 16':20':22" Impact':(Serious->Moderate)]'
["Jellinek" " 1-Sep-84 20':35':19" Attn':]

Description: '
Date': 10 May 84 15':19 PDT'
Subject': Lisp': multiple problems with FileBrowser on NSFile server'
cc': Jellinek, Cooper, vanMelle, Burton'
Lisp System Date':  7-May-84 16':18':26'
Machine': Dandelion (Purcell)'
Microcode version': 24,4'
Memory size': 17777'
Frequency': everytime'
Impact': Serious'
I tried using FileBrowser to manipulate the files on {phylex':} and found multiple problems. I wanted to inspect a variety of directories and see what files there were. When I didn''t have access, it didn''t reprompt me for passwords but rather just gave an error ACCESS.RIGHTS.INSUFFICIENT. '


Test Case: 

Edit-By: Jellinek

Edit-Date:  1-Sep-84 20':35':21