[Python-checkins] r56041 - python/branches/release25-maint/Doc/lib/libshutil.tex

georg.brandl python-checkins at python.org
Tue Jun 19 14:38:27 CEST 2007


Author: georg.brandl
Date: Tue Jun 19 14:38:26 2007
New Revision: 56041

Modified:
   python/branches/release25-maint/Doc/lib/libshutil.tex
Log:
Bug #1739115: make shutil.rmtree docs clear wrt. file deletion.
 (backport from rev. 56040)

Modified: python/branches/release25-maint/Doc/lib/libshutil.tex
==============================================================================
--- python/branches/release25-maint/Doc/lib/libshutil.tex	(original)
+++ python/branches/release25-maint/Doc/lib/libshutil.tex	Tue Jun 19 14:38:26 2007
@@ -91,11 +91,12 @@
 \end{funcdesc}
 
 \begin{funcdesc}{rmtree}{path\optional{, ignore_errors\optional{, onerror}}}
-  Delete an entire directory tree.\index{directory!deleting}
-  If \var{ignore_errors} is true,
-  errors resulting from failed removals will be ignored; if false or
-  omitted, such errors are handled by calling a handler specified by
-  \var{onerror} or, if that is omitted, they raise an exception.
+  \index{directory!deleting}
+  Delete an entire directory tree (\var{path} must point to a directory).
+  If \var{ignore_errors} is true, errors resulting from failed removals
+  will be ignored; if false or omitted, such errors are handled by
+  calling a handler specified by \var{onerror} or, if that is omitted,
+  they raise an exception.
 
   If \var{onerror} is provided, it must be a callable that accepts
   three parameters: \var{function}, \var{path}, and \var{excinfo}.


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