Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#7059 closed (fixed)

Effect of the DEBUG setting not explained in the settings documentation

Reported by: Simon Blanchard Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: master
Severity: Keywords: debug, settings
Cc: bnomis@… Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


The full effects of setting the DEBUG setting to True should be mentioned in the settings documentation. Specifically the caching of SQL queries leading to ever increasing memory use.

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Change History (3)

Changed 11 years ago by Jeff Anderson

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comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Jeff Anderson

Has patch: set
Triage Stage: UnreviewedReady for checkin

Adding this clarification about this particular feature is almost definitely a good idea. I know I've read it elsewhere, but it probably should live here too.

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [7702]) Fixed #7059 -- Added a note to the settings documentation reminding users that when DEBUG=True, Django keeps a log of queries. Thanks for the suggestion, simonb.

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