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Fixed #14162 - Dumpdata needs an option to use the base manager inste…

…ad of the default manager

Thanks to PaulM for suggestion and patch.

git-svn-id: bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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commit 5deb3e5a6240b18e6fb03b7adc2656eeaa5be396 1 parent f9d051d
@spookylukey spookylukey authored
11 django/core/management/commands/
@@ -19,9 +19,12 @@ class Command(BaseCommand):
help='An appname or appname.ModelName to exclude (use multiple --exclude to exclude multiple apps/models).'),
make_option('-n', '--natural', action='store_true', dest='use_natural_keys', default=False,
help='Use natural keys if they are available.'),
+ make_option('-a', '--all', action='store_true', dest='use_base_manager', default=False,
+ help="Use Django's base manager to dump all models stored in the database, including those that would otherwise be filtered or modified by a custom manager."),
help = ("Output the contents of the database as a fixture of the given "
- "format (using each model's default manager).")
+ "format (using each model's default manager unless --all is "
+ "specified).")
args = '[appname appname.ModelName ...]'
def handle(self, *app_labels, **options):
@@ -34,6 +37,7 @@ def handle(self, *app_labels, **options):
excludes = options.get('exclude',[])
show_traceback = options.get('traceback', False)
use_natural_keys = options.get('use_natural_keys', False)
+ use_base_manager = options.get('use_base_manager', False)
excluded_apps = set()
excluded_models = set()
@@ -100,7 +104,10 @@ def handle(self, *app_labels, **options):
if model in excluded_models:
if not model._meta.proxy and router.allow_syncdb(using, model):
- objects.extend(model._default_manager.using(using).all())
+ if use_base_manager:
+ objects.extend(model._base_manager.using(using).all())
+ else:
+ objects.extend(model._default_manager.using(using).all())
return serializers.serialize(format, objects, indent=indent,
7 docs/ref/django-admin.txt
@@ -208,6 +208,12 @@ records to dump. If you're using a :ref:`custom manager <custom-managers>` as
the default manager and it filters some of the available records, not all of the
objects will be dumped.
+.. versionadded:: 1.3
+The :djadminopt:`--all` option may be provided to specify that
+``dumpdata`` should use Django's base manager, dumping records which
+might otherwise be filtered or modified by a custom manager.
.. django-admin-option:: --format <fmt>
By default, ``dumpdata`` will format its output in JSON, but you can use the
@@ -271,7 +277,6 @@ prompts.
The :djadminopt:`--database` option may be used to specify the database
to flush.
8 tests/modeltests/fixtures/
@@ -72,6 +72,14 @@ class Meta:
def natural_key(self):
return (,)
+class SpyManager(PersonManager):
+ def get_query_set(self):
+ return super(SpyManager, self).get_query_set().filter(cover_blown=False)
+class Spy(Person):
+ objects = SpyManager()
+ cover_blown = models.BooleanField(default=False)
class Visa(models.Model):
person = models.ForeignKey(Person)
permissions = models.ManyToManyField(Permission, blank=True)
16 tests/modeltests/fixtures/
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
from django.core import management
from django.db import DEFAULT_DB_ALIAS
-from models import Article, Blog, Book, Category, Person, Tag, Visa
+from models import Article, Blog, Book, Category, Person, Spy, Tag, Visa
class TestCaseFixtureLoadingTests(TestCase):
fixtures = ['fixture1.json', 'fixture2.json']
@@ -24,12 +24,13 @@ def testClassFixtures(self):
class FixtureLoadingTests(TestCase):
def _dumpdata_assert(self, args, output, format='json', natural_keys=False,
- exclude_list=[]):
+ use_base_manager=False, exclude_list=[]):
new_io = StringIO.StringIO()
management.call_command('dumpdata', *args, **{'format':format,
+ 'use_base_manager':use_base_manager,
'exclude': exclude_list})
command_output = new_io.getvalue().strip()
self.assertEqual(command_output, output)
@@ -197,6 +198,17 @@ def test_dumpdata_with_excludes(self):
+ def test_dumpdata_with_filtering_manager(self):
+ Spy(name='Paul').save()
+ Spy(name='Alex', cover_blown=True).save()
+ self.assertQuerysetEqual(Spy.objects.all(),
+ ['<Spy: Paul>'])
+ # Use the default manager
+ self._dumpdata_assert(['fixtures.Spy'],'[{"pk": 1, "model": "fixtures.spy", "fields": {"cover_blown": false}}]')
+ # Dump using Django's base manager. Should return all objects,
+ # even those normally filtered by the manager
+ self._dumpdata_assert(['fixtures.Spy'], '[{"pk": 2, "model": "fixtures.spy", "fields": {"cover_blown": true}}, {"pk": 1, "model": "fixtures.spy", "fields": {"cover_blown": false}}]', use_base_manager=True)
def test_compress_format_loading(self):
# Load fixture 4 (compressed), using format specification
management.call_command('loaddata', 'fixture4.json', verbosity=0, commit=False)
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