Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#17883 closed Bug (fixed)

Better Error messages for 1.2 deprecations

Reported by: Paul McMillan Owned by: Jannis Leidel
Component: Core (Other) Version: 1.4-beta-1
Severity: Release blocker Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no

Description

As we move to 1.4 and change the required settings file format significantly, we need to provide better error messages for deprecated methods we've actually removed. In particular, both the database and cache settings provide opaque "backend not found" when a settings file uses the old style settings. This is incredibly frustrating to people who are not deeply familiar with Django settings files, or who didn't read the release notes for 1.2.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Paul McMillan

Component: UncategorizedCore (Other)
Version: 1.31.4-beta-1

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Paul McMillan

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In [17689]:

Fixed #17883. Improved error message for old-style database backends.

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