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Runtime Build Fails When User does not have Admin rights

Question asked by Malcolm on Aug 17, 2014
Latest reply on Aug 17, 2014 by Malcolm

Summary

Runtime Build Fails When User does not have Admin rights

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

13.0v3

Operating system version

Mac OS X 10.9.4

Description of the issue

When trying to build a runtime application on Mac OS X from a user account that does not have admin rights the build fails. An error dialog is displayed saying that an item cannot be copied because it is in use. The resulting build will not work.

Steps to reproduce the problem

On Mac OS X 10.9.4 open a user account that does not have rights to administer the computer.

Choose a file to build as a runtime.
Start the build.

Expected result

The build should proceed normally and a working application should be produced

Actual result

You'll see a dialog reporting a copy error.
The application will be incomplete and not work at all.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

A file could not be copied because it is locked or in use.

Configuration information

Normal user account, in other words, an account that does not have rights to administer the computer.

Workaround

Increase the user privileges to allow them to control the computer.

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