Author David Ellis
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Date 2017-02-22.18:48:55
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Trying to use configparser.ConfigParser.read on a pathlib object results in a TypeError. If supplied in a list it works as expected.

Repro:
    >>> import pathlib, configparser
    >>> configparser.ConfigParser().read(pathlib.Path('some.ini'))

    TypeError: 'PosixPath' object is not iterable

The issue appears to be line 690 which checks for str before attempting to iterate and doesn't check for os.PathLike (or bytes?).

This was actually mentioned as an example where pathlib did not work here: https://bugs.python.org/issue22570
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