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Changed django.test.utils.create_test_db to return the name of the te…

…st database that was created

git-svn-id: bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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  1. +6 −0 django/test/
  2. +3 −0  docs/testing.txt
6 django/test/
@@ -90,6 +90,10 @@ def get_postgresql_create_suffix():
return ''
def create_test_db(verbosity=1, autoclobber=False):
+ """
+ Creates a test database, prompting the user for confirmation if the
+ database already exists. Returns the name of the test database created.
+ """
# If the database backend wants to create the test DB itself, let it
creation_module = get_creation_module()
if hasattr(creation_module, "create_test_db"):
@@ -153,6 +157,8 @@ def create_test_db(verbosity=1, autoclobber=False):
# the side effect of initializing the test database.
cursor = connection.cursor()
def destroy_test_db(old_database_name, verbosity=1):
# If the database wants to drop the test DB itself, let it
creation_module = get_creation_module()
3  docs/testing.txt
@@ -988,6 +988,9 @@ a number of utility methods in the ``django.test.utils`` module.
``create_test_db()`` has the side effect of modifying
``settings.DATABASE_NAME`` to match the name of the test database.
+ New in the Django development version, this function returns the name of
+ the test database that it created.
``destroy_test_db(old_database_name, verbosity=1)``
Destroys the database whose name is in the ``DATABASE_NAME`` setting
and restores the value of ``DATABASE_NAME`` to the provided name.

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