Is it safe to SYM link your Apple Books folder to an external drive

I’m living the small SSD life so I already have ~/movies and ~/music SYM linked to an external drive. I have about 100 GB of books taking up precious space. Is it safe to SYM link ~/Library/Containers/ to an external drive as well or should stuff in the library folder stay put?


I’ve done this with other apps in ~/Library/Application Support/ without problems. I don’t see why it should cause problems but there may be unforeseen issues with permissions depending on how the external drive is set up.

I’d go ahead and try with a backup of course.

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