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From: No Wayman <iarchivedmywholelife@gmail.com>
To: sebastien.miquel@posteo.eu
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug: org-babel-tangle: persmission denied when tangling [9.4.5 (9.4.5-gbc2659 @ /home/n/.emacs.d/straight/build/org/)]
Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 15:33:10 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8735v2706t.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1e5a447a-2453-09da-fa51-379c9187b210@posteo.eu>

Sébastien Miquel <sebastien.miquel@posteo.eu> writes:

> Hi,
> No Wayman writes:
>> I'm tangling my early-init/init.el with the :tangle-mode header 
>> arg set to
>> (identity (#o444)).
> This should be `(identity #o444)` I believe ?

Apologies, I transcribed that incorrectly. I do have `(identity 

> File permissions are now set before writing to the file, for 
> security
> reasons. In this case, you remove write permission so emacs 
> fails to
> write to the file. Perhaps we should try to support this use 
> case.
> However, even with the previous version, it seems that 
> subsequent
> tangles should have failed (emacs should fail to delete the 
> previous
> tangled file). Can you confirm this and explain how you dealt 
> with it ?

Subsequent tangles did not fail for me. I just tested by building 
Org from a2cb9b853's parent: f84033b08.
Multiple tangles work with no permission errors on subsequent 

Here's my init.org, if that's useful:


> As a workaround, you could use a file-local
> `org-babel-post-tangle-hook` to set file permission. Although
> subsequent tangles will still fail.

Unfortunately, I don't have much use for the workaround if 
subsequent tangles will fail.
I currently have an after-save-hook function which tangles the 
files if I've edited any of the
src blocks. It's very convenient and I often will edit/tangle 
files set up like this multiple times.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-04 19:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-04 18:26 Bug: org-babel-tangle: persmission denied when tangling [9.4.5 (9.4.5-gbc2659 @ /home/n/.emacs.d/straight/build/org/)] No Wayman
2021-05-04 19:25 ` Sébastien Miquel
2021-05-04 19:33   ` No Wayman [this message]
2021-05-04 20:27     ` Sébastien Miquel
2021-05-04 20:32       ` Bastien
2021-05-04 21:19         ` Sébastien Miquel
2021-05-05  3:15           ` No Wayman
2021-05-05  6:49             ` Bug: [PATCH] " Sébastien Miquel
2021-05-05  7:03               ` Bastien
2021-05-05 13:53               ` No Wayman
2021-05-05  6:43           ` Bug: " Bastien

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