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Windows Symbolic Links and Junctions (change event?)

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Hi,

Great product, very few problems lately. One of the reasons I moved from dropbox (i'm now running a cloud-style btsync system with my team) was because db didn't detect file changes within symbolically linked or junctioned folders.

It seems btsync is now having a problem with that also (windows 7/8) - is it just me?

Cheers,

Frank.

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Given that Sync allows you to sync ANY folder (whereas with Dropbox, there's only one central folder), do you actually still need Symbolic Links/Folder Junctions, given that you can add all the original folders to Sync directly?!

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how about doing the reverse? put the orignal files in bt sync and put symbolically linked in the orignal location. i dont know if this works with bt sync, but this worked with db.

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I do this and it seems to work fine (win 7, x64) - I particularly use this to sync my save games between several machines, works like a charm so far!

And doing it this way saves me from having to make a shared folder for each game (and then adding it at BOTH the other machine AND the backup server I use).

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