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[Tip] simple dropbox sync related bug and solution

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I find a simple dropbox bug and share it.
After unix soft linking (ln -s ~ / a / a.txt ~ / b / b.txt) and changing the directory name of a, dropbox is trying to sync indefinitely (in my case for at least 3 weeks)

 

After a few minutes of work, I removed the soft link file and fixed sync problem.

I'm not sure if this is a bug that can be reproduced, but if syncing persists, you might want to check it out.

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Re: [Tip] simple dropbox sync related bug and solution

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Hey @suibom, thanks for checking in with us and for sharing what did the trick for you when you were having trouble syncing - awesome work!

If anything else pops up in the future or if you have any other ideas to share with us, don't hesitate to give us a shout. 

In the meantime, have a lovely day ahead! slightly smiling face


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