#20325 closed Uncategorized (duplicate)

`--template` argument to `startapp` and `startproject` has incorrect help text.

Reported by: mrmachine Owned by: nobody
Component: Core (Management commands) Version: master
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: yes UI/UX: no


The help text says the --template argument on any TemplateCommand is the dotted import path to load templates from. Looking at the code and the docs reveals that this is not true. It is a local file system path that is passed through expanduser() and normpath(). The docs also use an HTTP URL to a GitHub zipball as an example.

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comment:1 Changed 12 months ago by mrmachine

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Duplicate of #20256 -- Sorry folks!

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