SourceTree has problems with sym link to diff tool

SourceTree 1.7.3

OS X 10.9

I use homebrew-cask to install my applications on OS X 10.9. Generally cask installs applications to /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom/ and then sym links them in /Applications. For example:

$ ls -lA /Applications/Kaleidoscope.app

lrwxr-xr-x  1 craig  admin    67B  3 Nov 23:14 /Applications/Kaleidoscope.app@ -> /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom/kaleidoscope/2.0.1_114/Kaleidoscope.app

Kaleidoscope works perfectly.

In SourceTree, I open "Preferences" > "Diff" and set the "Visual Diff Tool" to "Kaleidoscope", when I try to close the "Preferences" screen I get an error stating:

"Kaleidoscope Not Found

Kaleidoscope was not found on this Mac, please install it before selecting it as an external diff or merge tool."

Does SourceTree have issues because Kaleidoscope is sym linked in /Applications? Should it?

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Same issue is present in SourceTree 1.7.4.

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