[Python-Dev] Extending os.chown() to accept user/group names

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Jun 1 08:48:04 CEST 2011

> Le mercredi 25 mai 2011 à 18:46 +0200, Charles-François Natali a écrit :
>> While we're at it, adding a "recursive" argument to this shutil.chown
>> could also be useful.
> I don't like the idea of a recursive flag.

I think shutil.chown should aim to mimic chown(1). At least GNU chown
has a -R flag (not sure about POSIX chown), and it's useful in practice.


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