I am trying to link up (create a copy) of a folder in the User's
Libraryinto the iCloud Drive folder, so that it will be synchronised across computers should I need to change machine. For your knowledge, this folder contains app settings that are not easily accessible if I had to do a format or system reset.
tar cvfz command on the
Users/< username >/Mobile\ Documentsfolder does perform some action in
Terminalbut it doesn't actually create any copy of the desired folder.
To test if I was doing something wrong I changed the destination folder to the
Downloadsfolder and, magic, it worked.
Have I to assume that one doesn't have permissions to write to the
iCloud Drive directory from the
All of this is being attempted on a 2016 15" MacBook Pro with macOS 10.12.6.