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XCP sync fails to delete a CIFS directory tree with RecursionError error

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Applies to

  • XCP 1.6.1
  • XCP 1.6.2


  • XCP SMB sync fails to delete very deep sub-directories on a CIFS share
  • XCP log shows RecursionError message:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "multiprocessing\", line 234, in _feed
File "multiprocessing\", line 50, in dumps
File "", line 41, in __getnewargs__
RecursionError: maximum recursion depth exceeded while calling a Python object


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