Author andrei.avk
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Date 2021-07-15.15:37:24
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I've put up the doc update PR here:
https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/27166

I've also reviewed a few dozen SO questions about filecmp.cmp and shallow arg, many of them find the docs confusing or lacking, so I thought updating docs is definitely very useful.

I haven't seen any of them asking for "force shallow" behavior, but there's many of them and I haven't read all; searching for "force shallow" doesn't find any.

I think it might be useful to also add a new 'force shallow' arg, but I hope more people ask for it or compile a list of SO questions asking for it, otherwise it might not be worth additional complexity.
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