[issue12191] Add shutil.chown to allow to use user and group name (and not only uid/gid)
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Fri Jun 24 12:51:37 CEST 2011
Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> added the comment:
haypo, you missed this comment from gps on Rietveld:
> As for the _user = user stuff, the reason that is being done is so
> that the original user and or group value can be included in the
> raised exception error message. That is actually a nice thing to do.
> otherwise, yes, i'd normally just reassign the parameters.
> At this point I believe this patch is ready to commit. I'd reword
> the docstring to make it simpler but that is a minor detail and
> something that is easy to change in a future commit.
I agree the patch is ready.
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