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Authored by: rdj on Nov 29, '11 05:28:50AM

Unless DropBox syncing has changed since I last tested it, there's a wrinkle (synckle?) when you add a symlink to DropBox: DropBox doesn't "see" changes to files referenced by (i.e. "under") the symbolic link that you create with "ln -s". To get DropBox to scan for these changes, you need to "modify" the link itself. A command like "touch ~/DropBox/iCloud", where "iCloud" is the symlink, would do this, but you must remember to do this each time.

Perhaps DropBox might (or already has, perhaps?) change their scanning algorithm to follow symlinks...



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Authored by: felix-fi on Nov 30, '11 04:56:25AM

I confirm it works with the version Dropbox I use (1.2.48).



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