getopt.gnu_getopt: incorrect documentation

Steve Holden steve at
Thu Jan 19 09:34:47 CET 2006

Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Hello,
> The official documentation for "getopt.gnu_getopt" does not mention the version
> number in which it was introduced (so I assumed it was introduced back when
> getopt was added). This is wrong, though: I was informed that Python 2.2 does
> not have this function, and a quick google search turned up that its addition
> was mentioned in Python 2.3 release notes.
> This should be fixed in the documentation.
> Thanks!


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