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doc: note that stream error can close stream

PR-URL: #29082
Reviewed-By: Luigi Pinca <>
Reviewed-By: Rich Trott <>
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ronag authored and targos committed Aug 11, 2019
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@@ -277,7 +277,9 @@ added: v0.9.4
The `'error'` event is emitted if an error occurred while writing or piping
data. The listener callback is passed a single `Error` argument when called.

The stream is not closed when the `'error'` event is emitted.
The stream is not closed when the `'error'` event is emitted unless the
[`autoDestroy`][writable-new] option was set to `true` when creating the

##### Event: 'finish'
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@@ -2734,4 +2736,5 @@ contain multi-byte characters.
[stream-write]: #stream_writable_write_chunk_encoding_callback
[writable-_destroy]: #stream_writable_destroy_err_callback
[writable-destroy]: #stream_writable_destroy_error
[writable-new]: #stream_constructor_new_stream_writable_options
[zlib]: zlib.html

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