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Fixed #7260 -- Corrected the description of the exception returned b…

…y get() when multiple objects match the search criteria. Thanks, leotr.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@7559 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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freakboy3742 committed May 29, 2008
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@@ -1061,7 +1061,12 @@ they query the database each time they're called.
Returns the object matching the given lookup parameters, which should be in
the format described in `Field lookups`_.
-``get()`` raises ``AssertionError`` if more than one object was found.
+``get()`` raises ``MultipleObjectsReturned`` if more than one object was found.
+The ``MultipleObjectsReturned`` exception is an attribute of the model class.
+For example, the following will raise ``MultipleObjectsReturned`` if there
+are more than one authors with the name of 'John'::
+
+ Author.objects.get(name='John') # raises Author.MultipleObjectsReturned
``get()`` raises a ``DoesNotExist`` exception if an object wasn't found for the
given parameters. The ``DoesNotExist`` exception is an attribute of the model

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