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[1.5.x] Fixed #20394 - Clarified argument of get_user in docs

Backport of 1172bef from master.
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  1. +2 −1  docs/topics/auth/customizing.txt
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@@ -89,7 +89,8 @@ An authentication backend is a class that implements two required methods:
optional permission related :ref:`authorization methods <authorization_methods>`.
The ``get_user`` method takes a ``user_id`` -- which could be a username,
-database ID or whatever -- and returns a ``User`` object.
+database ID or whatever, but has to be the primary key of your ``User`` object
+-- and returns a ``User`` object.
The ``authenticate`` method takes credentials as keyword arguments. Most of
the time, it'll just look like this::

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