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I can't clone a repository to a Google Drive folder

I'm trying to clone a repository to my local Mac and I have all my workspace settled into Google Drive (sync locally).

If I try to clone a repository inside a Google Drive folder, Sourcetree says: "It's impossible to run a clone in an unempty folder."

But the folder is empty!

Do you know this behavior? Is there a way to avoid this issue?

Thank you very much

1 answer

Maybe the folder contains hidden files?

Pressing down Command + Shift + Period in the file system of Mac OS will hide or show invisible files. Could you try?


The keyboard shortcut to show or hide hidden files on Mac OS

Hi, thank you for your suggestion. Effectively there was an hidden file: icon?

I have erased, but however I'm not able to clone a repository inside this folder. The message is the same, it say that it's impossible to clone inside an unempty folder.

Is there a way to work with Sourcetree and Google Drive folders?

Thank you

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