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Fixed #3159 -- documented how to work around a lack of symlinking fun…

…ctionality

on Windows (with respect to django-admin.py).


git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@4481 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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Malcolm Tredinnick authored February 10, 2007

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  1. 6  docs/django-admin.txt
6  docs/django-admin.txt
@@ -17,7 +17,11 @@ two things for you before delegating to ``django-admin.py``:
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 The ``django-admin.py`` script should be on your system path if you installed
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 Django via its ``setup.py`` utility. If it's not on your path, you can find it in
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 ``site-packages/django/bin`` within your Python installation. Consider
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-symlinking to it from some place on your path, such as ``/usr/local/bin``.
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+symlinking it from some place on your path, such as ``/usr/local/bin``.
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+
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+For MS Windows users, who do not have symlinking functionality available, you
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+can copy ``django-admin.py`` to a location on your existing path or edit the
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+``PATH`` settings (under ``Settings - Control Panel - System - Advanced - Environment...``) to point to its installed location.
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 Generally, when working on a single Django project, it's easier to use
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 ``manage.py``. Use ``django-admin.py`` with ``DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE``, or the

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