Permission denied when deleting backup file after update

Bug #786639 reported by Steven Sproat on 2011-05-22
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Whyteboard
High
Steven Sproat

Bug Description

Whyteboard 0.41.1
Operating System: Windows Vista (build 6002, Service Pack 2)
Screen Resolution: 1366x768
Python Version: 2.6.4 (r264:75708, Oct 26 2009, 08:23:19) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)]
wxPython Version: 2.8.10.1 (msw-unicode)
wxPython Info: (__WXMSW__, wxMSW, unicode, wx-assertions-on, SWIG-1.3.29)
Python Encoding: Default=ascii File=mbcs
wxPython Encoding: utf-8
System Architecture: 32bit x86
Byte order: little
Frozen: windows_exe

Traceback (most recent call last):
 File \"whyteboard.py\", line 49, in <module>
 File \"wx\\_core.pyo\", line 7978, in __init__
 File \"wx\\_core.pyo\", line 7552, in _BootstrapApp
 File \"whyteboard\\gui\\app.pyo\", line 76, in OnInit
 File \"whyteboard\\gui\\app.pyo\", line 90, in delete_temp_files
WindowsError: [Error 5] Zugriff verweigert: u\'wtbd-bckup.exe\'

I didn't think to check this (I had this problem with save files)
Hmm. Windows > XP uses more restricted security, so I'm not sure how to handle overwriting the installed file. Somehow have to trigger a UAC prompt?

Steven Sproat (sproaty) on 2011-07-04
Changed in whyteboard:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
status: In Progress → Triaged
status: Triaged → Confirmed
Steven Sproat (sproaty) wrote :

will have to see if new download stuff fixes this.

Changed in whyteboard:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
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