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Re: Direction rules breaking (remote overwrites local)

Thanks for your report.
Though, I'm not sure I understand. Are you claiming that if you perform local to remote synchronization and the files are locked (which files the local or the remote?), WinSCP actually downloads the files (instead of uploading them)?

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Direction rules breaking (remote overwrites local)

I am running in MIRROR mode
Existing Files is unchecked

SCENARIO: a File (or files) are currently LOCKED FOR EDIT and I mistakenly perform a SYNC
OUTCOME: the sync decides to MOVE files from REMOTE=>LOCAL
ISSUE: this overwrites LOCAL FILES which is a HUGE PROBLEM

Why does this happen?
Why is it allowed?
And lastly how does one prevent this mishap?

PS: I NEVER EVER want REMOTE to write to LOCAL. This Error can create UNTOLD damage to code.