File Handling in Cocoa

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by naveen.rv, Jul 8, 2009.

  1. naveen.rv
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    macrumors newbie

    Jul 6, 2009
    I am working on an application which stores data in a flat file, but the data in delicate, though i can encode it, i want these files NOT to be deleted by any other user, than the one created it, is this possible in cocoa programming in Objective-C.

    Thank you.
  2. gnasher729
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    macrumors G5


    Nov 25, 2005
    Check the Cocoa documentation for handling files; if you don't find anything, check out what Posix says. In the end, the administrator of the computer can delete any file.
  3. naveen.rv
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    thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 6, 2009
    Hey got it thanks :)

    1. Use NSFileManager

    2. Set the Attribute mask in the method

    - (BOOL)changeFileAttributes:(NSDictionary *)attributes atPath:(NSString *)path;

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