I'm using the Dropbox Mac app v75.3.131
On macOS Mojave, I had Dropbox set up on two different Macs. My Xcode 10 projects would sync seamlessly over Dropbox such that if I made a change in an Xcode project on one computer, it would show up on the other computer almost instantly. Git would never choke when it came time to check things in, and the state between the two computers was beautifully identical. Kudos to Dropbox for pulling this off!
Now that I've been trying out macOS Catalina and Xcode 11, it has been much less reliable. Dropbox frequently gets stuck syncing endlessly.
I recognize that I'm using beta software, so I just want to bring these issues to the attention of Dropbox so that hopefully they can get them fixed.
Thank you, Daphne. I had no idea I was on a beta version of the Mac sync client. I'll downgrade to the stable branch and see if things improve.
I just have one Mac, but running public beta catalina (10.15 beta), and dropbox v76.3.120. Dropbox terminates without comment about 15 minutes of starting, and stops syncing properly after the first batch of syncs when started. I know now (thanks to this and another thread) that Dropbox support knows the issue is there, and presumably when Catalina comes out of beta dropbox will be ready with a solution (unless it's completely apple's "fault" rather than a specific change). Anyway, I wanted to repeat the problem and also, here is a workaround: if dropbox is "gone" I just restart it and recently edited files sync. A few minutes later, clicking "Pause Syncing" and again a second or two later clicking "Resume syncing" causes it to sync another batch of updates. Repeat as needed. YMMV. Anyway, I'll be happy to discover an updated dropbox app that handles the problem ASAP without waiting for Apple. Thanks.
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