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Fixed #18413 - Noted that a model's files are not deleted when the mo…

…del is deleted. Thanks lawgon for the report.
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  1. +5 −0 docs/ref/models/fields.txt
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@@ -668,6 +668,11 @@ the field. Note: This method will close the file if it happens to be open when
The optional ``save`` argument controls whether or not the instance is saved
after the file has been deleted. Defaults to ``True``.
+Note that when a model is deleted, related files are not deleted. If you need
+to cleanup orphaned files, you'll need to handle it yourself (for instance,
+with a custom management command that can be run manually or scheduled to run
+periodically via e.g. cron).

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