[Python-checkins] r80595 - in python/branches/release31-maint: Doc/library/io.rst
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Wed Apr 28 22:03:21 CEST 2010
Date: Wed Apr 28 22:03:21 2010
New Revision: 80595
Merged revisions 80594 via svnmerge from
r80594 | antoine.pitrou | 2010-04-28 21:59:32 +0200 (mer., 28 avril 2010) | 14 lines
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r80591 | antoine.pitrou | 2010-04-28 21:53:35 +0200 (mer., 28 avril 2010) | 4 lines
State clearly that truncate() doesn't move the file position,
and remove a duplicate of its specification.
r80592 | antoine.pitrou | 2010-04-28 21:57:33 +0200 (mer., 28 avril 2010) | 3 lines
Clarify and fix the documentation for IOBase.close()
python/branches/release31-maint/ (props changed)
--- python/branches/release31-maint/Doc/library/io.rst (original)
+++ python/branches/release31-maint/Doc/library/io.rst Wed Apr 28 22:03:21 2010
@@ -235,8 +235,10 @@
Flush and close this stream. This method has no effect if the file is
already closed. Once the file is closed, any operation on the file
- (e.g. reading or writing) will raise an :exc:`IOError`. The internal
- file descriptor isn't closed if *closefd* was False.
+ (e.g. reading or writing) will raise an :exc:`ValueError`.
+ As a convenience, it is allowed to call this method more than once;
+ only the first call, however, will have an effect.
.. attribute:: closed
@@ -308,7 +310,9 @@
.. method:: truncate(size=None)
Truncate the file to at most *size* bytes. *size* defaults to the current
- file position, as returned by :meth:`tell`.
+ file position, as returned by :meth:`tell`. Note that the current file
+ position isn't changed; if you want to change it to the new end of
+ file, you have to :meth:`seek()` explicitly.
.. method:: writable()
@@ -517,11 +521,6 @@
In :class:`BytesIO`, this is the same as :meth:`read`.
- .. method:: truncate([size])
- Truncate the buffer to at most *size* bytes. *size* defaults to the
- current stream position, as returned by :meth:`tell`.
.. class:: BufferedReader(raw, buffer_size=DEFAULT_BUFFER_SIZE)
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