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Author terry.reedy
Recipients cheryl.sabella, terry.reedy
Date 2018-03-05.06:43:40
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With the PR, IDLE behaves the same as Python on Windows.
   .../3x> python -m idlelib -r f:/python/a/
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prints __file__ instead of raising NameError, while
  >>> __file__ continues to raise NameError

Cheryl, I really expect the PR to work on linux, but can you manually test it anyway?  If you think the blurb needs rst markup and feel like adding some, go ahead.
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