Author christian.heimes
Recipients chomo, christian.heimes, georg.brandl, josiahcarlson, loewis, mwh
Date 2008-10-02.11:56:47
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I just saw this bug entry in the whatsnew list. The os.path.expanduser()
function handles ~user the wrong way. The (naive) implementation expects
that all user directories are inside a common base path. This is only
true for standalone Windows computers.

There is no way to get the path to a user's home directory w/o her
login+password or the login of a domain admin. The feature should be
removed in 2.6.1.

Martin, do you concur?
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