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Author jaraco
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, asvetlov, brian.curtin, eric.smith, giampaolo.rodola, jafo, jaraco, lemburg, loewis, nnorwitz, r.david.murray, ssbarnea, swarren
Date 2010-01-17.00:01:08
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I haven't seen this error. My first guess is its a regression due to  
win 7 or updates to the python code. I'll look into it.

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On Jan 16, 2010, at 17:47, "Eric Smith" <> wrote:

> Eric Smith <> added the comment:
> I don't see where the patch is outdated.
> I'm attaching an updated patch 18 that works cleanly against r77557.  
> It also fixes an unterminated comment.
> XP runs correctly (without the new functionality) with this patch.  
> However, on Windows 7 as a normal user I get a permission issue:
> Python 3.2a0 (py3k, Jan 16 2010, 17:26:22) [MSC v.1500 32 bit  
> (Intel)] on win32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> import os
>>>> os.symlink('python.exe', 'python-test.exe')
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> WindowsError: [Error 1314] A required privilege is not held by the  
> client: 'python.exe'
> This is in a directory that I own, with a file that I own.
> Jason: Is there something obvious that I'm missing? Or is some  
> special (not out-of-the-box) permission really required?
> ----------
> Added file: symlink draft  
> 18.patch
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2010-01-17 00:01:11jaracosetrecipients: + jaraco, lemburg, loewis, nnorwitz, jafo, amaury.forgeotdarc, eric.smith, giampaolo.rodola, swarren, r.david.murray, ssbarnea, brian.curtin, asvetlov
2010-01-17 00:01:09jaracolinkissue1578269 messages
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