I have the symbolic link
ln -s $HOME/BTsync/masi/ $HOME/Dropbox/
I notice that contents in Dropbox GUI on Internet Browser are in conflict where
masi directory has old files. I delete the directory in Dropbox's GUI.
$HOME/BTsync/masi/directory becomes empty.
- Expected result:
$HOME/BTsync/masi/stays untouched and contents of
I contacted BTsync support about the case too. I do not contact Dropbox because they have bad customer service and never answer their questions.
@Charles' answer confirms that Dropbox does not support Symlinks but take authority of your system in their hands. I do not like this.
How Can you Prevent Dropbox Access Elsewhere than Dropbox Folder in Your System?