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Document Path.is_mount(), update Misc/ACKS and Misc/NEWS (#2980)

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ambv committed Aug 1, 2017
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@@ -761,6 +761,18 @@ call fails (for example because the path doesn't exist):
other errors (such as permission errors) are propagated.


.. method:: Path.is_mount()

Return ``True`` if the path is a :dfn:`mount point`: a point in a
file system where a different file system has been mounted. On POSIX, the
function checks whether *path*'s parent, :file:`path/..`, is on a different
device than *path*, or whether :file:`path/..` and *path* point to the same
i-node on the same device --- this should detect mount points for all Unix
and POSIX variants. Not implemented on Windows.

.. versionadded:: 3.7


.. method:: Path.is_symlink()

Return ``True`` if the path points to a symbolic link, ``False`` otherwise.
@@ -886,6 +886,7 @@ Inyeol Lee
James Lee
John J. Lee
Thomas Lee
Cooper Ry Lees
Tennessee Leeuwenburg
Luc Lefebvre
Pierre Paul Lefebvre
@@ -0,0 +1,3 @@
``pathlib.Path`` objects now include an ``is_mount()`` method (only
implemented on POSIX). This is similar to ``os.path.ismount(p)``. Patch by
Cooper Ry Lees.

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