Since 1.4.93 Files Are Not Syncing Anymore


roberthr

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Yesterday my linux computers updated btsync to version 1.4.93 and files does not sync anymore. Restarts does not help. After computer restart I notice it checks for changes but then the status shows as everything is synced altough I added files and folders.

 

I use Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

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ubuntu 14.04
btsync 1.4.93
The files on the Cyrillic moved or created in the folder of the file system, not added in the "folder" btsync and as a consequence are not synchronized ....

 

Файлы на кирилице перемещенные или созданные в папке файловой системы, не добавляются в "папку" btsync и как следствие не синхронизируются ....

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ubuntu 14.04

btsync 1.4.93

The files on the Cyrillic moved or created in the folder of the file system, not added in the "folder" btsync and as a consequence are not synchronized ....

 

Файлы на кирилице перемещенные или созданные в папке файловой системы, не добавляются в "папку" btsync и как следствие не синхронизируются ....

I have exactly the same problem! (у меня точно такая же проблема!)

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@roberthr

Anything specific about these files? Encoding, size, etc? Also, can I get logs from your peers that does not want to sync and at least one file name?

 

@rootd, @aville

Issue is known and fix is on the way - please expect it in next public update!

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@RomanZ: there are mostly PDFs, OpenOffice docs and photos.

 

I upgraded back to 1.4.93 and it looks it's syncing now. I will check again when adding more different files.

 

Edit: updated

 

Ok, so far I found out it sync photos, but does not sync documents. But that is not whole story.

I use encrypted home folder. Among other folders I sync Documents and Photos. Documents are under encrypted folder while Photos are on the other non encrypted disk.

 

Moving photo to documents - sync ok

Moving document to documents - not syncing

Moving photo to photos - sync ok

Moving document to photos - sync ok

 

There might be a connection with encrypted volumes? With non photo files?

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There might be 2 issues related I'm aware of:

1) If your files are located on Linux PC/box AND contain some non-ASCII characters - they won't be synced. Issue is known and fix is coming in next build.

2) If your files are synced to Encrypted RO peer - they will be synced only once. Issue is also known, fix is in development.

 

Does any of these fit your scenario? 

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RomanZ, when I noticed it does not work, I created new folder with only ascii named files. But the folder name had non-ascii character in name. Is this treated the same as with files?

 

I guess the second scenario means read-only (backup) peer? None of those I tried with does not fit in this scenario.

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@roberthr

 

There might be 2 issues related I'm aware of:

1) If your files are located on Linux PC/box AND contain some non-ASCII characters - they won't be synced. Issue is known and fix is coming in next build.

2) If your files are synced to Encrypted RO peer - they will be synced only once. Issue is also known, fix is in development.

 

Does any of these fit your scenario? 

 

How soon should we expect new update?

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How soon should we expect new update?

 

It's "likely" that there will be a new build in the coming days/in the next week or so, however, as outlined a number of times in the forums already, whilst Sync remains in "Beta" there's no fixed public release schedule/road map.

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