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Fixed #8260 -- Changed [8318] to also work with MySQLdb 1.2.1p2.

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commit a14f41f34543bc81c10b4660500dd8ee22aee1b3 1 parent bb5a35c
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Showing with 9 additions and 3 deletions.
  1. +9 −3 django/db/backends/mysql/
12 django/db/backends/mysql/
@@ -50,13 +50,19 @@
FIELD_TYPE.TIME: util.typecast_time,
FIELD_TYPE.DECIMAL: util.typecast_decimal,
FIELD_TYPE.NEWDECIMAL: util.typecast_decimal,
- # By default, mysqldb will return VARCHAR BINARY fields as type str.
+if hasattr(FIELD_TYPE, "VARCHAR"):
+ # By default, MySQLdb will return VARCHAR BINARY fields as type str.
# This is a bad idea, as BINARY doesn't indicate that it's arbitrary
# binary data, but that collation uses the binary representation.
# Replacing the list makes it return unicode. MySQLdb later adds
# another list entry for non-binary fields.
- FIELD_TYPE.VARCHAR: [(FLAG.BINARY, lambda s: s.decode('utf-8'))],
+ #
+ # MySQLdb 1.2.1p2 doesn't have the VARCHAR attribute, but it also returns
+ # unicode for VARCHAR BINARY columns automatically, so we don't need it
+ # there.
+ django_conversions[FIELD_TYPE.VARCHAR] = [(FLAG.BINARY,
+ lambda s: s.decode('utf-8'))]
# This should match the numerical portion of the version numbers (we can treat
# versions like 5.0.24 and 5.0.24a as the same). Based on the list of version
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