I set up 2 folders in 2 machines (not local).
both folders don’t have any ignore pattern.
When something is deleted in seedbox, all the files are deleted in Synology, except the folders! And i see the following error on synology:
syncthing: delete dir: remove <folder name>: directory not empty
What could be the problem here?
From my knowledge, Synology automatically adds hidden files/folders to its folders, hence Syncthing treats them as non-empty. I have seen at least a few topics on the forum related to this. You may need to use a terminal to actually be able to see (and possibly delete) the hidden files though.
thanks for the hint. I looked at synology folder from terminal. I found a folder called ‘@eaDir’. When I deleted that Syncthing is up to date now. I now need to find a way to disable the creation of that folder by synology. thanks a lot
No problem .
You may also want to try adding
(?d)@eaDir to your ignore patterns. This should allow Syncthing to delete the folder if nothing but
@eaDir is left in it.
great. do I need to add this also to the seedbox folder? or only Synology folder’s settings is enough?
I’d say adding to Synology should be enough, as that’s where those folders originate.
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