[New-bugs-announce] [issue4695] Bad AF_PIPE address in multiprocessing documentation

David M. Beazley report at bugs.python.org
Thu Dec 18 21:53:29 CET 2008

New submission from David M. Beazley <beazley at users.sourceforge.net>:

In the "Address Formats" part of the "Listeners and Clients" section of 
the documentation for the multiprocessing module, AF_PIPE addresses are 
described as having this format:


However, it is really this:


Be careful with raw strings.  The documentation is showing the output of 
repr(), not a properly formed raw string. 

I verified this fix on Windows XP.

assignee: georg.brandl
components: Documentation
messages: 78041
nosy: beazley, georg.brandl
severity: normal
status: open
title: Bad AF_PIPE address in multiprocessing documentation
versions: Python 2.6, Python 3.0

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