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Fixed #19218 -- Added documentation note on limitations of signals wi…

…th custom User models.

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@@ -2148,6 +2148,13 @@ If your project uses proxy models, you must either modify the proxy to extend
the User model that is currently in use in your project, or merge your proxy's
behavior into your User subclass.
+Custom users and signals
+Another limitation of custom User models is that you can't use
+:func:`django.contrib.auth.get_user_model()` as the sender or target of a signal
+handler. Instead, you must register the handler with the actual User model.
A full example

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