Topic "Sync is broken"

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Yellow01

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Now (5.5.*) Synchronize fails at My Music, My Pictures and My Videos. It did silently fail in earlier versions, but in the latest it completely blocks the feature.

Thanks!
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martin
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What does it mean "fails"? Please attach a full log file showing the problem (using the latest version of WinSCP).

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Martin Prikryl
Yellow01

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Apologies, I trusted you can easily reproduce the problem.

The log excerpt:

Code:
. 2014-02-17 11:58:39.996 Collecting synchronization list for local directory 'C:\Users\{{user}}\Documents\My Pictures' and remote directory '/home/{{user}}/BACKUP/Documents/My Pictures', mode = Remote, params = 0x1403 (Delete, NoConfirmation, BySize, Mirror)
* 2014-02-17 11:58:39.997 (EOSError) System Error.  Code: 5.
* 2014-02-17 11:58:39.997 Access is denied
. 2014-02-17 11:58:39.997 Asking user:
. 2014-02-17 11:58:39.997 Error listing directory 'C:\Users\{{user}}\Documents\My Pictures'. ("System Error.  Code: 5.
. 2014-02-17 11:58:39.997 Access is denied")


1. It is synchronisation from Windows 7 to RHEL 5.
2. It still works in 5.1.8.0 (after roll-back).
3. Neither folder 'My Music', 'My Pictures', 'My Videos' are directly available in 'C:\Users\{{user}}\Documents\' yet they are still listed, grayed out and have 'sh' attributes in WinSCP.
4. When 'C:\Users\{{user}}\Documents\My Pictures' is accessed through Explorer, I get 'Location is not available; Access is denied.'
5. Even after hitting Skip button, the synchronisation aborts.

Looks like they are system junctions:

Code:
C:\Users\{{user}}\Documents>dir "My*" /A:S
 Volume in drive C is OSDisk
 Volume Serial Number is 1111-1111

 Directory of C:\Users\{{user}}\Documents

30/11/2011  15:57    <DIR>          My Data Sources
01/11/2010  10:22    <JUNCTION>     My Music [C:\Users\{{user}}\Music]
01/11/2010  10:22    <JUNCTION>     My Pictures [C:\Users\{{user}}\Pictures]
01/11/2010  10:22    <JUNCTION>     My Videos [C:\Users\{{user}}\Videos]
               0 File(s)              0 bytes
               4 Dir(s)  192,333,258,752 bytes free

C:\Users\{{user}}\Documents>


Even if they're not accessible or dead links, they should not fail synchronisation in my opinion (see 5). The the minimal change would be to make Skip actually skip not abort.

HTH
martin
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Thanks for additional info.

This issue has been added to the tracker:
https://winscp.net/tracker/show_bug.cgi?id=1132
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