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[1.2.X] Fixed #5537 -- document trailing '+' on related_name for supr…

…essing backward relation.

Thanks to dcramer for the report, and Russ for pointing out the workaround.

Backport of r14049 from trunk.

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@@ -925,6 +925,15 @@ define the details of how the relation works.
<abstract-base-classes>`; and when you do so
:ref:`some special syntax <abstract-related-name>` is available.
+ If you wish to supress the provision of a backwards relation, you may
+ simply provide a ``related_name`` which ends with a '+' character.
+ For example::
+ user = models.ForeignKey(User, related_name='+')
+ will ensure that no backwards relation to this model is provided on the
+ ``User`` model.
.. attribute:: ForeignKey.to_field
The field on the related object that the relation is to. By default, Django

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