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Author elias
Recipients elias, eric.araujo, thehesiod
Date 2014-03-09.00:03:22
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I am not sure. I am not on the python-ideas mailing list, and I am not sure
what adding and maintaining the discussion would entail, or if I would have
the time to do it or want to deal with the clutter in my inbox. I just
committed this patch because it seemed like it would be quick and easy.

I can start the discussion if anyone specifically wants me to, but I don't
want to let anyone down.

On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:41 PM, Éric Araujo <> wrote:

> Éric Araujo added the comment:
> Contrary to makedirs, there could be two interpretations for exist_ok in
> copytree: a) if a directory or file already exists in the destination,
> ignore it and go ahead  b) only do that for directories.
> The proposed patch does b), but the cp tool does a).  It's not clear to me
> which is best.  Can you start a discussion on the python-ideas mailing list?
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