Folders within build are not writeable



Just started with Bamboo. We have it running on Windows 7, for a Yii2 (PHP) Application. Yii2 comes with Codeception, it's really nice and easy to use.


I have a script that runs as a task that just kicks off codeception:

${bamboo.php} ${bamboo.composer} exec codecept run unit models/HelperTest.php --verbose

This keeps failing the build and coming back with error code 1.

So I ran on the Windows 7 machine directly and it came back with:

Path for output is not writable. Please, set appropriate access mode for output path.

When I check in the build, I see that all the folders have this property set.


All the folders have this weird gray check mark, not a full black one. I've tried to manually remove read-only and it asks for administrato priveledges so I said yes. But nothing happens, the folder still has this mark. 


I'm not really sure what the problem is here and how to fix it?


1 answer

Hi Jonathon! How are you doing?

What is your version control system? I have seen this behavior using ClearCase, because it downloads files and marks them as read only. In order to write to files, I had to use operating system commands (e.g. attrib or chmod).

Hope this helps!


Thanks Cristiano


In my case I got bamboo to create a new folder as a task in the build. It then stored the output of my clover coverage and I updated my scripts to write to that new folder. Works now though!

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