Lightroom import on OS X hangs when there's not permission to write to destination folder

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I was importing photos and had the destination folder set as my root directory on OS X (I think -- at least it was somewhere deeper than my home folder -- I got there by tweaking an import preset set to save files to a different drive). Lightroom just hung, importing zero photos but not stopping.

I've had this problem occasionally but infrequently enough that I forget how to fix it. It would be helpful to get an appropriate error message -- "Lightroom doesn't have permission to save photos to this location" or whatever is appropriate.
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Stephen Shankland

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