Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#8802 closed (fixed)

Document database-dependent behavior of BooleanField.

Reported by: stengleind Owned by: jacob
Component: Documentation Version: master
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Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
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As noted in, BooleanField can be either an int or a bool depending on the database used.

This bit of non-deterministic behavior should be documented very clearly.


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Changed 8 years ago by Alex

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by Alex

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comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by stengleind

Looks like the doc in the code should be updated. There is a fine difference between bool and int:

1 == True


1 is True



comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by Alex

  • milestone set to 1.0

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by jacob

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comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by mtredinnick

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

(In [8910]) Fixed #8802 -- Documented MySQL's usage of 1/0 instead of True/False for model

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by jacob

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