[docs] flags is not a parameter in open

Gert gert at fenlogic.com
Wed Aug 20 09:50:04 CEST 2014

Thank you,
I found the documentation.
My program, is now use os.open and os.write and works.

-- Gert van Loo

On 20/08/2014 07:13, Zachary Ware wrote:
> Hi Gert,
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 7:47 AM, Gert <gert at fenlogic.com> wrote:
>> https://docs.python.org/3.0/library/os.html.
> Version 3.0 is almost certainly not the version of Python you are
> using (and if it is, upgrade now!  3.0 has been unsupported for about
> 5 years now, 3.4 is current); you would be better served to use the
> version of the documentation that matches your version of Python.  You
> can either replace the '3.0' in that address with the correct version
> number (probably 3.3 or 3.4), or just remove the '.0' to get the
> latest Python3 documentation (currently 3.4).
>> says this:
>> The following constants are options for the flags parameter to the open()
>> function.
>> ...
>> os.O_NDELAY
>> When I follow the link to the open function it does NOT have a flags
>> parameter:
>> open(file[, mode='r'[, buffering=None[, encoding=None[, errors=None[,
>> newline=None[, closefd=True]]]]]])¶
> This was a bug in the documentation, the link should have gone to
> 'os.open' rather than the 'open' built-in function.  It has been fixed
> in more recent versions.
> Hope this helps,

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