Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#12084 closed (fixed)

Document the return type of QuerySet.update()

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: 1.1
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Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
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From the documentation: "The update() method is applied instantly and doesn't return anything […]"

This is not true. QuerySet.update() returns the number of rows affected by the UPDATE query, which is quite useful. The update tests rely on this feature. Make it part of the public API.

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12084.diff (1.1 KB) - added by Tim Graham 9 years ago.

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Change History (3)

Changed 9 years ago by Tim Graham

Attachment: 12084.diff added

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Tim Graham

Has patch: set
Triage Stage: UnreviewedReady for checkin

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [12181]) Fixed #12084 -- Documented the fact that QuerySet.update() returns the number of affected rows. Thanks, timo

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