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If nothing else worked (strange) I suggest you to use again rsync mkdir empty_dir sudo rsync -a --delete empty_dir/ /backup-dir/bin/ Source: Efficiently delete large directory containing thousands of files.


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BitTorrent sync will do what the OP requests. It will copy and sync symlinks as links, without following them. It differs somewhat from services like Dropbox in that there is no cloud involved - just peer to peer communication. There is a free service and a paid service. I dropped Dropbox for this very reason, and have used BitTorrent Sync for over a year ...


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You can't use the CDPATH environment variable to achieve this, as per the answer here at the Unix & Linux StackExchange site where you have a much better chance of getting good answers to questions related to Unix and Linux. The answer there though gives some idea of how to circumvent this.


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To change your default desktop location and do the following: Open the Registry editor (regedit.exe) Browse to the location: HKCU > Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Explorer > User Shell Folders. In the right window pane select the required value (i.e. Desktop). Insert the new location for the folder to be stored. Close the registry editor ...


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While junctions are supported across local drives, you will probably have better luck with actual directory symbolic links. Win7 (everything since Vista, more specifically) supports these, though XP and older do not. Symlinks store actual destination names (so, as long as the other drive is V: on both OSes, it should work). My best guess is that junctions ...


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I was looking for an answer to this and just tested out a number of syncing services on my Mac by trying to copy an OSX framework. The only one that successfully copied the internal symbolic links between folders was... Copy.com (Edit: Service will shut down on May 1, 2016. So that leaves us with... none.) It seemed to work fine, symbolic links were ...


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As i understood you need a bind mount. Try this: mkdir /home/{username}/{ftpusername}/public_html sudo mount --bind /home/{username}/public_html /home/{username}/{ftpusername}/public_html



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