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Date 2014-07-21.20:00:08
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As suggested by Martin in msg170717, shutil should grow some way to block until a given file/directory is actually deleted, due to Windows' scheme of not actually deleting a file until all handles to it are closed.

This could take the form of a 'wait=False' parameter to rmtree that causes rmtree to block until the file/dir is gone (which could mean blocking indefinitely), or a new function "wait_until_deleted(name, timeout=None)".

Related issues: #15946, #7443, #19629
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