On Saturday, 28 July 2012 06:18:24 UTC+1, Owen Densmore wrote:
> I'm setting up a github repo and would prefer my local git file system to
> be in my dropbox file system.
> Is there any reason this would be a bad idea?
> -- Owen
I would strongly advise against this. We get quite a few people on the #git
IRC channel who have had Dropbox corrupt their repo. It seems it has a
habit of zeroing or deleting objects, leaving the repo in an unrecoverable
To be fair, we haven't had (that I've seen) someone with this issue for a
few months, so Dropbox might have fixed their issues. However, I'd still
urge extreme caution.
Cloud storage services such as Ubuntu One appear to have this problem also.
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