[Python-ideas] Implementation of shutil.move

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Sat Aug 13 19:08:57 CEST 2011

On 13/08/2011 15:59, David Townshend wrote:
> There was a suggestion on the issue tracker that it might be better to
> add an optional argument to shutil.move rather than create a new
> function. Does anyone have any comments or suggestions about this?
[For reference, it's issue 12741 ("Add function similar to shutil.move
that does not overwrite".)]

My preference is for adding an optional argument because the difference
in behaviour seems too small to justify a different function.

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