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Author vstinner
Recipients christian.heimes, ethan.furman, vstinner
Date 2013-06-22.23:18:08
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Interesting commit:

changeset:   76949:492e6c6a01bb
user:        Giampaolo Rodola' <>
date:        Tue May 15 15:30:25 2012 +0200
files:       Doc/library/stat.rst Doc/whatsnew/3.3.rst Lib/ Lib/ Lib/test/ Misc/NEWS
#14807: move undocumented tarfile.filemode() to stat.filemode(). Add tarfile.filemode alias with deprecation warning.

> I would like to replace them with values from the stat module

I would prefer to simply drop all these constants. None is used by the tarfile module. *If* an application uses tarfile to get stat constants, this application must be fixed to use the stat module which contain thse constants since the creation of the stat module, something like 23 years ago...

changeset:   20:118545312f3b
branch:      legacy-trunk
user:        Guido van Rossum <>
date:        Sun Oct 21 16:17:08 1990 +0000
files:       Lib/
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