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[1.1.X] Refs #12288 -- Clarified that application names must be uniqu…

…e. Thanks to Piotr Czachur for the report.

Backport of r13219 from trunk.

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@@ -589,6 +589,14 @@ installation. Each string should be a full Python path to a Python package that
contains a Django application, as created by :djadmin:`django-admin.py startapp
<startapp>`.
+.. admonition:: App names must be unique
+
+ The application names (that is, the final dotted part of the
+ path to the module containing ``models.py``) defined in
+ :setting:`INSTALLED_APPS` *must* be unique. For example, you can't
+ include both ``django.contrib.auth`` and ``myproject.auth`` in
+ INSTALLED_APPS.
+
.. setting:: INTERNAL_IPS
INTERNAL_IPS

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