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os: FileMode.String() generates a non-standard Mode representation #27452
What version of Go are you using (
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FileMode(m).String() Generates a non-standard Mode Representation
Sep 2, 2018
The cross-platform goal is perfectly understandable but, in this case, I don't really think it applies since none of
As to code-breakage -- I'd view this in a similar light to the adage that we should never depend on the string value of errors (but, I'm guessing the core Go team sees this differently).
Perhaps a minor update for v2?