[docs] [issue7450] document that os.chmod accepts an octal digit mode

Terry J. Reedy report at bugs.python.org
Sat Aug 7 19:11:27 CEST 2010


Terry J. Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> added the comment:

(3.1.2)
15.1.5. Files and Directories
os.chmode entry: I recommend changing the first sentence
"Change the mode of path to the numeric mode."
to
"Change the mode of path to the integer mode (such as 0x755)."

For 2.7, delete the 'x'.

This should make it clear to Unix users that they can use the usual octal designations.

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assignee: georg.brandl -> docs at python
keywords: +easy, patch
nosy: +docs at python, terry.reedy
versions:  -Python 2.6

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