Endless and repetitive synchronization?

I have used Briefcase to add a large directory plus subdirectories to my Sharepoint site. Added beautifully! However, the app continues to synchronize forever. The suspected offending directory has 14 gb of files in it. My Sharepoint site now shows up as using 200 gb of storage even though i have emptied trash etc. I suspect that Briefcase somehow continues to try to add files repetitively. I have spoken with Sharepoint Tech support and they are mystified too. Anyone have any similar experience or thoughts on how to solve this? 


Hello Gordie: Thanks for the fast response.

Happy to send the log file but it is 515 MB. Do you want me to send it via dropbox? File exceeds attachment size on your site.

No duplicates show up at all in the Mac finder it all seems to be happening on the share point site and the share point site has mysteriously grown from 25 GB to 250 GB and hardly any space left. Microsoft engineers are completely stumped.

The suspect parent folder is called SFSLLC2005

Hi Jeffrey,


Are you seeing duplicate folders within the Mac Finder?

Can you please provide me with the name of the offending folder?

PS I can upload the log file but it is 514MB. Could the problem be this:


2016-09-13 11:54:09.998 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/McDougalJasper/PC110014.JPG)

2016-09-13 11:54:09.998 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/McDougalJasper/PC040032.JPG)

2016-09-13 11:54:09.998 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/McDougalJasper/P1010024.JPG)

2016-09-13 11:54:09.999 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/MitkoffPO043inMSWord.doc)

2016-09-13 11:54:09.999 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/061003MitkoffSignedResawFtHillPO.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:09.999 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/Fort Hill 2nd Purchase.xls)

2016-09-13 11:54:09.999 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/Used MCC.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:09.999 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/McDougalJasper/)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.000 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.000 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.001 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.001 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.002 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/07030MitkoffJasperConveyorPOSigned.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.002 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/Bolivia invoice daft.doc)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.002 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/060428MitkoffConveyorBeltInvoice.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.003 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/07030MitkoffJasperConveyorPO.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.003 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.003 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.004 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.004 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.004 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/Original invoice Bolivia 2.doc)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.005 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/060428MitkoffConveyorBeltWiringInstructions.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.005 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/MitkoffMiscMachinery061222.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.005 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/Original invoice Bolivia 3.doc)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.005 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.006 [INFO] SyncOperation: ==== SyncOperation "List-item synchronization" has begun ====

2016-09-13 11:54:10.006 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/060318MitkoffFuelBins.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.007 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/060428MitkoffConveyorBeltSignedPO.pdf)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.007 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/Mitkoff/)

2016-09-13 11:54:10.008 [INFO] SyncOperation: Destructing SyncOperation(/Brazil/Documents/SFSLLC2005/Machinery/)




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