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#14485 new New feature

New Site.root field

Reported by: gsakkis Owned by: nobody
Component: contrib.sites Version: master
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: g.szczepanczyk@… Triage Stage: Someday/Maybe
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no

Description

I'd like to propose a new 'root' field for django.contrib.sites.models.Site, useful for sites that are deployed under a subdirectory, e.g. "http://example.com/mysite/"; Site.root here would be "mysite". The obvious use case is for exposing full urls instead of absolute paths that Django produces and consumes internally, but it may have other usages.

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comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by dmoisset

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  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Design decision needed

Adding this will break old apps on upgrade, so it's not a trivial addition.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by gabrielhurley

  • Component changed from Contrib apps to contrib.sites

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by julien

  • Severity set to Normal
  • Type set to New feature

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by SmileyChris

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  • milestone 1.3 deleted
  • Triage Stage changed from Design decision needed to Someday/Maybe
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Not a bad idea, but we'd have to wait until some method in core for updating before adding a field to a core model (for a relatively edge use case) is acceptable.

comment:5 Changed 3 years ago by SmileyChris

  • Summary changed from New Site.root field [feature request] to New Site.root field

comment:6 Changed 16 months ago by aaugustin

An alternative might be pluggable sites models. See also #2618.

comment:7 Changed 14 months ago by gszczepanczyk

  • Cc g.szczepanczyk@… added

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