strange note in fcntl docs

John Lenton john at
Tue Jan 18 08:44:11 EST 2005

On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 09:54:46PM -0600, Skip Montanaro wrote:
>     John> And, even if they were, the note is *still* wrong and misleading:
>     John> fcntl is available on Windows, and's flags won't be.
> Does this read better?
> [snip]

yes, and it takes me back to considering why file objects don't have
methods suck as lock, stat and mmap where those calls are available
through other mechanisms...

John Lenton (john at -- Random fortune:
Yo mando a mi gato y mi gato manda a su rabo. 
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