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Added release notes for auth views being reversed by name, not by path.

Refs #20532
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1 parent 9e50833 commit 70d7e45eb0888f979775c997935bfee84c85d189 @timgraham timgraham committed
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  1. +3 −3 docs/ref/contrib/admin/index.txt
  2. +11 −0 docs/releases/1.6.txt
6 docs/ref/contrib/admin/index.txt
@@ -2269,9 +2269,9 @@ your URLconf. Specifically, add these four patterns:
.. code-block:: python
url(r'^admin/password_reset/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset', name='admin_password_reset'),
- (r'^admin/password_reset/done/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset_done'),
- (r'^reset/(?P<uidb36>[0-9A-Za-z]+)-(?P<token>.+)/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset_confirm'),
- (r'^reset/done/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset_complete'),
+ url(r'^admin/password_reset/done/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset_done', name='password_reset_done'),
+ url(r'^reset/(?P<uidb36>[0-9A-Za-z]+)-(?P<token>.+)/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset_confirm', name='password_reset_confirm'),
+ url(r'^reset/done/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset_complete', name='password_reset_complete'),
(This assumes you've added the admin at ``admin/`` and requires that you put
the URLs starting with ``^admin/`` before the line that includes the admin app
11 docs/releases/1.6.txt
@@ -670,6 +670,17 @@ Miscellaneous
:meth:`django.contrib.auth.logout` which will send the
:func:`~django.contrib.auth.signals.user_logged_out` signal.
+* :ref:`Authentication views <built-in-auth-views>` are now reversed by name,
+ not their locations in ``django.contrib.auth.views``. If you are using the
+ views without a ``name``, you should update your ``urlpatterns`` to use
+ :meth:`~django.conf.urls.url` with the ``name`` parameter. For example::
+ (r'^reset/done/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset_complete')
+ becomes::
+ url(r'^reset/done/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.password_reset_complete', name='password_reset_complete')
Features deprecated in 1.6

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