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Fixed #15633 -- Improved docs for post_syncdb signal.

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@@ -365,12 +365,16 @@ post_syncdb
.. data:: django.db.models.signals.post_syncdb
:module:
-Sent by :djadmin:`syncdb` after it installs an application.
+Sent by :djadmin:`syncdb` command after it installs an application, and
+:djadmin:`flush` command.
Any handlers that listen to this signal need to be written in a particular
place: a ``management`` module in one of your :setting:`INSTALLED_APPS`. If
handlers are registered anywhere else they may not be loaded by
-:djadmin:`syncdb`.
+:djadmin:`syncdb`. It is important that handlers of this signal perform
+idempotent changes (e.g. no database alterations) as this may cause the
+:djadmin:`flush` management command to fail if it also ran during the
+:djadmin:`syncdb` command.
Arguments sent with this signal:
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