Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#3076 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Docs should recommend psycopg2, not recommend against it

Reported by: joaoma@… Owned by: jacob
Component: Documentation Version:
Severity: normal Keywords: psycopg2
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


The Django docs currently state that psycopg1 is recommended because 2.0 "is still in beta". Psycopg2 has been stable for a long time, so, the docs are really obsolete. I'm marking this as normal because psycopg2 is *MUCH* better, specially for handling international characters.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Simon G. <dev@…>

  • Keywords psychopg2 added
  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Accepted

There *used to be* a number of issues with psychopg2 not working (e.g.

Can anyone confirm whether psychopg2 works properly or not?

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Gary Wilson <gary.wilson@…>

  • Keywords psycopg2 added; psychopg2 removed
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

marking this a dup of #3364 since it has a patch.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by lbolognini@…

Always (it's been 5 months) been running on psycopg2 and never had a problem. But then i must say i'm not running anything in production yet. My experience is with WinXP, Python 2.4, Psycopg2 and Django svn.

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