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Fixed #4245 -- Added documentation about permission error on OS X. Th…

…anks, jacob@gridface.com and ubernostrum and others

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@6224 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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Adrian Holovaty authored September 14, 2007

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@@ -41,6 +41,16 @@ From the command line, ``cd`` into a directory where you'd like to store your
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 code, then run the command ``django-admin.py startproject mysite``. This
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 will create a ``mysite`` directory in your current directory.
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+.. admonition:: Max OS X permissions
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+   
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+   If you're using Mac OS X, you may see the message "permission
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+   denied" when you try to run ``django-admin.py startproject``. This
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+   is because, on Unix-based systems like OS X, a file must be marked
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+   as "exceutable" before it can be run as a program. To do this, open
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+   Terminal.app and navigate (using the `cd` command) to the directory
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+   where ``django-admin.py`` is installed, then run the command
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+   ``chmod +x django-admin.py``.
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 .. note::
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     You'll need to avoid naming projects after built-in Python or Django

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