[Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Doc/lib libos.tex,,

birkenfeld@users.sourceforge.net birkenfeld at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Jul 18 10:17:11 CEST 2005

Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Doc/lib
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv5439/Doc/lib

Modified Files:
      Tag: release24-maint
Log Message:
backport bug [ 755617 ] os module: Need a better description of "mode"

Index: libos.tex
RCS file: /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Doc/lib/libos.tex,v
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diff -u -d -r1.146.2.9 -r1.146.2.10
--- libos.tex	17 Jul 2005 21:10:07 -0000
+++ libos.tex	18 Jul 2005 08:17:08 -0000
@@ -751,6 +751,11 @@
   \item \code{S_IXOTH}
 Availability: Macintosh, \UNIX, Windows.
+\note{Although Windows supports \function{chmod()}, you can only 
+set the file's read-only flag with it (via the \code{S_IWRITE} 
+and \code{S_IREAD} constants or a corresponding integer value). 
+All other bits are ignored.}
 \begin{funcdesc}{chown}{path, uid, gid}

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