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Re: Symbolic links
2009/6/20 Niels Egberts <niels.egberts@xxxxxxxxx>
> On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 12:01 PM, [PiNo]<jllopezpino@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Thank you both for your answer.
> > The Dropbox's client for nautilus is free software is GPL, you can have a
> > look to the code to see how it works with symlinks.
> The part that actually syncs with the server is closed source. When
> you start the "opensource" client it downloads the binary, closes
> source deamon that actually does the syncing. The only thing the
> client does is creating an system-tray application and the handy icons
> on folders.
Yes, I now that the Dropbox client isn't free software at all, but I thought
that symbolic links maybe be managed in the nautilus client. That's one of
my reason to migrate to Ubuntu One.
2009/6/20 Oscar RdG <oscarrdg@xxxxxxxxx>
> @PiNo: There is already a bug opened about this feature request:
> Subscribe to it in order to follow the progress, if you want to! :)
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 8:34 PM, Facundo Batista <facundobatista@xxxxxxxxx
> > wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 3:17 PM, [PiNo]<jllopezpino@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > synchronize my different folders I use symbolic links, however Ubunto
>> > client don't follow it. I don't know if it is a bug or a feature not
>> > implemented yet, but I link it is very useful.
>> The Ubuntu One's file sharing client does not support symlinks right
>> now, it will support them in the near future.
>> . Facundo
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