[Python-checkins] bpo-41646: Mention path-like objects support in the docs for shutil.copy() (GH-22208)

Zackery Spytz webhook-mailer at python.org
Tue Sep 15 10:04:04 EDT 2020


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/8f2b991eef062c22c429a96983c78be007180b66
commit: 8f2b991eef062c22c429a96983c78be007180b66
branch: master
author: Zackery Spytz <zspytz at gmail.com>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2020-09-14T20:28:46+01:00
summary:

bpo-41646: Mention path-like objects support in the docs for shutil.copy() (GH-22208)

files:
M Doc/library/shutil.rst

diff --git a/Doc/library/shutil.rst b/Doc/library/shutil.rst
index 1b094aeb9ca3d..ecc3309ed5cc0 100644
--- a/Doc/library/shutil.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/shutil.rst
@@ -158,9 +158,9 @@ Directory and files operations
 .. function:: copy(src, dst, *, follow_symlinks=True)
 
    Copies the file *src* to the file or directory *dst*.  *src* and *dst*
-   should be strings.  If *dst* specifies a directory, the file will be
-   copied into *dst* using the base filename from *src*.  Returns the
-   path to the newly created file.
+   should be :term:`path-like objects <path-like object>` or strings.  If
+   *dst* specifies a directory, the file will be copied into *dst* using the
+   base filename from *src*.  Returns the path to the newly created file.
 
    If *follow_symlinks* is false, and *src* is a symbolic link,
    *dst* will be created as a symbolic link.  If *follow_symlinks*



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