[docs] [issue10960] os.stat() does not mention that it follow symlinks by default

R. David Murray report at bugs.python.org
Sun Jan 23 17:02:22 CET 2011

R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com> added the comment:

I don't think Georg considers it a bug in Sphinx, it's just how the disambiguation machinery works.  You can write :func:`~os.stat` if you want the link text to just be 'stat' but the link to be to 'os.stat'.

I don't think the addition to lstat is either helpful or needed.  The addition to stat, which is needed, I don't think should be a note, but rather an inline comment early in the documentation paragraph.

Thanks for working on this.


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