[Python-checkins] bpo-41737: expand doc for NotADirectoryError (GH-27471)
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bpo-41737: expand doc for NotADirectoryError (GH-27471)
(cherry picked from commit f7c23a99cd4f8179b6ba2cffaeb78b852c0f6488)
Co-authored-by: andrei kulakov <andrei.avk at gmail.com>
diff --git a/Doc/library/exceptions.rst b/Doc/library/exceptions.rst
index d5d81dfd9e638..0e606360efae1 100644
@@ -690,8 +690,10 @@ depending on the system error code.
.. exception:: NotADirectoryError
- Raised when a directory operation (such as :func:`os.listdir`) is requested
- on something which is not a directory.
+ Raised when a directory operation (such as :func:`os.listdir`) is requested on
+ something which is not a directory. On most POSIX platforms, it may also be
+ raised if an operation attempts to open or traverse a non-directory file as if
+ it were a directory.
Corresponds to :c:data:`errno` ``ENOTDIR``.
.. exception:: PermissionError
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