Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#13000 closed (fixed)

Deprecated code in admin forms triggers string translation too soon

Reported by: Lorenzo Gil Sanchez Owned by: nobody
Component: contrib.admin Version: master
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


The forms UserCreationForm and PasswordResetForm of the admin application instantiate a RegexField using deprecated code:

    username = forms.RegexField(label=_("Username"), max_length=30, regex=r'^\w+$',
        help_text = _("Required. 30 characters or fewer. Alphanumeric characters only (letters, digits and underscores)."),
        error_message = _("This value must contain only letters, numbers and underscores."))

This mean that even if the "_" symbol refers to ugettext_lazy the translation is called at import time since the RegexField constructor (indirectly) calls it.

I've attached a patch that solves this problem.

Attachments (1)

lazy-translation-not-so-lazy.diff (1.4 KB) - added by Lorenzo Gil Sanchez 9 years ago.

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Change History (6)

Changed 9 years ago by Lorenzo Gil Sanchez

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Jacob

Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by paltman

Has patch: set

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by Jacob

Triage Stage: AcceptedReady for checkin

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by Jannis Leidel

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [12785]) Fixed #13000 - Use a dictionary for the error messages definition in user creation and change form. Thanks for the patch, lgs.

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by Jacob

milestone: 1.2

Milestone 1.2 deleted

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