My laptop’s hard drive is too small to contain all of my data, so I use an external (removable) hard drive for some of my stuff, which I still want to be synced with some other computers (which do have a large enough hard drive).
I do not plan to move my hard drive between the computers, and even if so, It should not matter, I think, as I plan to add mounted folders to SyncThing only from my laptop.
So here’s what I expect that would happen: everytime I unplug my hard drive (it will be unplugged 99% of the time), SyncThing will report a missing folder. When I replug it, SyncThing will “find” the missing folder (perhaps only after some time or after a manual “rescan”?).
Do you think this is a good practice? Do you think SyncThing may exhibit some unexpected behaviour, or shout at me? Would you recommend an alternative pattern?
(All of my relevant computers are running on Ubuntu 18.04 currently).