[docs] [issue12183] Document behaviour of shutil.copy2 and copystat with symlinks
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Senthil Kumaran <senthil at uthcode.com> added the comment:
When shutil.copy2 already says that it's behavior is equivalent to cp -p, will adding this sentence
+ Symbolic links are not preserved. The contents and metadata of the
+ linked files are copied instead.
Not actively confuse the user? Because cp -p's behavior includes that and I dont see a special mention without giving more details is going to help.
The other portion of the patch seems okay to me.
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