[Python-checkins] [doc] Clarify exception in `multiprocessing.cpu_count` (GH-23660) (GH-28434)

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date: 2021-09-18T01:23:38+02:00

[doc] Clarify exception in `multiprocessing.cpu_count` (GH-23660) (GH-28434)

Previous wording didn't explain the slightly unintuitive behavior.

Co-authored-by: kj <28750310+Fidget-Spinner at users.noreply.github.com>
(cherry picked from commit 24dbe30f8df80740704db3743d071b3218d1276e)

Co-authored-by: Emmanuel Arias <eamanu at yaerobi.com>

M Doc/library/multiprocessing.rst

diff --git a/Doc/library/multiprocessing.rst b/Doc/library/multiprocessing.rst
index 952a5b40a0d1f..1fb6199d0d05b 100644
--- a/Doc/library/multiprocessing.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/multiprocessing.rst
@@ -951,7 +951,8 @@ Miscellaneous
    use.  The number of usable CPUs can be obtained with
-   May raise :exc:`NotImplementedError`.
+   When the number of CPUs cannot be determined a :exc:`NotImplementedError`
+   is raised.
    .. seealso::

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