Opened 13 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#14263 closed New feature (duplicate)

Allow fields to support custom double-underscore lookup methods

Reported by: Carl Meyer Owned by: nobody
Component: Database layer (models, ORM) Version: dev
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: jonas-django@…, ojiidotch@… Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


Rather than continually adding specialized builtin lookup types (e.g. #2616), there should be a good way for custom field types to support their own custom lookup types. Currently this is sort of possible, but requires monkeypatching the global singleton registry of lookup types, which is not ok.

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by Carl Meyer

Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

Marking accepted per design discussion with core devs (Russell, Malcolm, Jannis) at sprint.

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by Julien Phalip

Severity: Normal
Type: New feature

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Ulrich Petri

Easy pickings: unset
UI/UX: unset

Related: #16187 Refactor of the lookup system

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by Jonas H.

Cc: jonas-django@… added

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by Jonas Obrist

Cc: ojiidotch@… added

comment:6 Changed 11 years ago by Marcos Moyano

I believe this is related:

comment:7 Changed 10 years ago by Florian Apolloner

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Dupe of #16187

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