Opened 11 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#7874 closed New feature (fixed)

Transactions should support the context handler interface

Reported by: Kenneth Arnold Owned by: nobody
Component: Database layer (models, ORM) Version: master
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: kenneth.arnold@… Triage Stage: Design decision needed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


(Low-priority, post-1.0)

Python 2.5 (really 2.6) introduces a with statement (

It would be nice for transactions to support that, so a casual transaction use doesn't require creating a "dummy" function just to wrap it with a decorator.

This can be done entirely backwards-compatibly by adding __enter__ and __exit__ functions.

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Michael Radziej

Triage Stage: UnreviewedDesign decision needed

This is going to need a discussion, but certainly not before the 1.0 release. If you want, could you please post a message to django-developers some time after the 1.0 release?

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Kenneth Arnold

Cc: kenneth.arnold@… added

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by (none)

milestone: post-1.0

Milestone post-1.0 deleted

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by Luke Plant

Severity: Normal
Type: New feature

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by anonymous

Easy pickings: unset
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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