[Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Doc/lib libfcntl.tex,1.36,1.37

mwh at users.sourceforge.net mwh at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Nov 30 15:31:57 CET 2004

Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Doc/lib
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv24300/Doc/lib

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Hear the #error: change the default value of the mutable_arg argument
to ioctl() and remove the warning when it is not supplied.

Index: libfcntl.tex
RCS file: /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Doc/lib/libfcntl.tex,v
retrieving revision 1.36
retrieving revision 1.37
diff -u -d -r1.36 -r1.37
--- libfcntl.tex	21 Jul 2004 01:41:14 -0000	1.36
+++ libfcntl.tex	30 Nov 2004 14:31:54 -0000	1.37
@@ -78,11 +78,9 @@
   long which is then passed to \function{ioctl()} and copied back into
   the supplied buffer.
-  If \var{mutate_flag} is not supplied, then in 2.3 it defaults to
-  false.  This is planned to change over the next few Python versions:
-  in 2.4 failing to supply \var{mutate_flag} will get a warning but
-  the same behavior and in versions later than 2.5 it will default to
-  true.
+  If \var{mutate_flag} is not supplied, then from Python 2.5 it
+  defaults to true, which is a change from versions 2.3 and 2.4.
+  Supply the argument explicitly if version portability is a priority.
   An example:

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