[OS X TeX] Disaster
ealdrov at math.fsu.edu
Wed Aug 26 14:56:35 EDT 2015
> On Aug 26, 2015, at 14:27, M. Tamer Özsu <ozsut at mac.com> wrote:
> Dropbox on MacOS does understand symbolic links — I am using it daily. It does not understand them on Windows and I haven’t checked Linux.
Have you tried to run the experiment I mention in my previous message? Or did you set the links on the various machines you sync before turning Dropbox syncing on?
I tried this: on machine A symlink ~/path/to/file.pdf to your Dropbox, so that ~/Dropbox/file.pdf is really a symlink to ~/path/to/file.pdf. Edit or change, maybe check your Dropbox through a browser, everything will look OK, including the symlink. Now login machine B: ~/Dropbox/file.pdf is an actual PDF file. Change that one (e.g. load it in Preview, rotate, annotate, whatever) and let it sync. Go back to machine A. You’ll find that ~/Dropbox/file.pdf is now an actual PDF file, no?
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