Lion Time Machine error
I know this is an old error, but I have not been able to resolve it using the
I installed IDL 8.2 on my Macbook Pro, which runs OS X 10.7.4 (latest release of
both).* I created a new user account to use specifically to demo IDL.
When I start IDL 8.2 in a Terminal window in that account, I get the familiar
Time Machine error:
** 2012-05-27 10:27:49.417 idl[2651:1603] This process is attempting to exclude
** an item from Time Machine by path without administrator privileges. This is
** not supported.
I have tried the recommended fix, which is basically to run IDL with higher
privileges one time via sudo.* I have also tried turning Time Machine off and
then back on and giving the demo account admin privileges.**Nothing seems to
This problem does not occur with other accounts on the same computer.
I am planning to post this in the IDL newsgroup to see whether anyone in the
community has found a fix that works.
Re: Lion Time Machine error
In article <k-bowman-BB67AE.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
"Kenneth P. Bowman" <email@example.com> wrote:
> When I start IDL 8.2 in a Terminal window in that account, I get the familiar
> Time Machine error:
> ** 2012-05-27 10:27:49.417 idl[2651:1603] This process is attempting to
> ** an item from Time Machine by path without administrator privileges. This
> ** not supported.
I did manage to fix this with help from Exelis Tech Support by
Then after IDL 8.2 started successfully, I exited from the IDL session, and
then while still in the sudo shell, ran:
Then I exited out of the idlde session and finally exited out of the sudo