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from django.conf import settings
from django import http
class XViewMiddleware(object):
"""
Adds an X-View header to internal HEAD requests -- used by the documentation system.
"""
def process_view(self, request, view_func, view_args, view_kwargs):
"""
If the request method is HEAD and either the IP is internal or the
user is a logged-in staff member, quickly return with an x-header
indicating the view function. This is used by the documentation module
to lookup the view function for an arbitrary page.
"""
assert hasattr(request, 'user'), (
"The XView middleware requires authentication middleware to be "
"installed. Edit your MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES setting to insert "
"'django.contrib.auth.middleware.AuthenticationMiddleware'.")
if request.method == 'HEAD' and (request.META.get('REMOTE_ADDR') in settings.INTERNAL_IPS or
(request.user.is_active and request.user.is_staff)):
response = http.HttpResponse()
response['X-View'] = "%s.%s" % (view_func.__module__, view_func.__name__)
return response
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