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[1.2.X] Fixed #12313 - Add a note that QuerySet.delete() doesn't nece…

…ssarily call obj.delete(). thanks FunkyELF for the suggestion.

Backport of r15071 from trunk.

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  1. +8 −0 docs/topics/db/models.txt
@@ -751,6 +751,14 @@ built-in model methods, adding new arguments. If you use ``*args,
**kwargs`` in your method definitions, you are guaranteed that your
code will automatically support those arguments when they are added.
+.. admonition:: Overriding Delete
+ Note that the :meth:`~Model.delete()` method for an object is not
+ necessarily called when :ref:`deleting objects in bulk using a
+ QuerySet<topics-db-queries-delete>`. To ensure customized delete logic
+ gets executed, you can use :data:`~django.db.models.signals.pre_save`
+ and/or :data:`~django.db.models.signals.post_save` signals.
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