LR3&4: Can't Delete Files on OSX Lion on an External HD

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Lightroom can't send items to trash when deleting files on an external drive if the trash bin is empty for the relevant drive on OSX Lion. This was in LR3 and now in 4. You can get round this by making sure the trash is not emptied after deleting a random file or folder but there has to be a better way!
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Sashi

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Posted 6 years ago

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External drives often need "special" floating permissions on them in order to work. I wonder if your workaround forces the ACLs to be resolved in some manner so that the ownership or permissions appear fixed.
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Thanks. I'm not really sure whether you are referring to file permissions on the drive, which i have set to ignore. But generally the drive behaves normally and I just tried deleting a file with Bridge while the trash was empty and that worked fine. It just seems to be with lightroom