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sys.getrecursionlimit

getrecursionlimit( )

Return the current value of the recursion limit, the maximum depth of the Python interpreter stack. This limit prevents infinite recursion from causing an overflow of the C stack and crashing Python. It can be set by sys.setrecursionlimit.