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[1.0.X] Fixed #10908 -- Clarified the procedure for creating test use…

…rs in the testing docs. Thanks to gruszczy and timo.

Merge of r11248 from trunk.


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@@ -596,7 +596,13 @@ arguments at time of construction:
user accounts that are valid on your production site will not work
under test conditions. You'll need to create users as part of the test
suite -- either manually (using the Django model API) or with a test
- fixture.
+ fixture. Remember that if you want your test user to have a password,
+ you can't set the user's password by setting the password attribute
+ directly -- you must use the
+ :meth:`~django.contrib.auth.models.User.set_password()` function to
+ store a correctly hashed password. Alternatively, you can use the
+ :meth:`~django.contrib.auth.models.UserManager.create_user` helper
+ method to create a new user with a correctly hashed password.
.. method:: Client.logout()
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