[docs] [issue22021] shutil.make_archive() root_dir do not work

R. David Murray report at bugs.python.org
Tue Jul 22 14:11:03 CEST 2014

R. David Murray added the comment:

The point *should* be that if you have something like:


and you set rootdir to '/home/me/some' and base_dir='/home/me/some/directory/my' then the file paths in the archive will be:


At least, that's how I read the docs, though as I said they are *not* clear.  (I can't otherwise imagine any reason to have the root_dir parameter, with that name.)

Is this not what happens?


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