[issue1577] shutil.move() does not use os.rename() if dst is a directory

Ingemar Nilsson report at bugs.python.org
Mon Dec 10 21:20:40 CET 2007

Ingemar Nilsson added the comment:

Well, if that's what you want, I suggest documenting it in the manual.
>From reading the manual, I thought that shutil.move() would behave like
mv, and I was surprised that it doesn't.

To me the big issue isn't how it is solved, it's rather that its
behavior is clearly documented in the manual.

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