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Fixed #5376 -- Added --addrport option to the 'testserver' command. T…

…hanks, toddobryan

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1 parent 725716b commit fe78237a220ad841d806dd9ee53961e7c1d3c7b2 @adrianholovaty adrianholovaty committed Sep 14, 2007
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  1. +5 −1 django/core/management/commands/
  2. +25 −5 docs/django-admin.txt
@@ -7,6 +7,9 @@ class Command(BaseCommand):
make_option('--verbosity', action='store', dest='verbosity', default='1',
type='choice', choices=['0', '1', '2'],
help='Verbosity level; 0=minimal output, 1=normal output, 2=all output'),
+ make_option('--addrport', action='store', dest='addrport',
+ type='string', default='',
+ help='port number or ipaddr:port to run the server on'),
help = 'Runs a development server with data from the given fixture(s).'
args = '[fixture ...]'
@@ -19,6 +22,7 @@ def handle(self, *fixture_labels, **options):
from django.test.utils import create_test_db
verbosity = int(options.get('verbosity', 1))
+ addrport = options.get('addrport')
# Create a test database.
db_name = create_test_db(verbosity=verbosity)
@@ -30,4 +34,4 @@ def handle(self, *fixture_labels, **options):
# a strange error -- it causes this handle() method to be called
# multiple times.
shutdown_message = '\nServer stopped.\nNote that the test database, %r, has not been deleted. You can explore it on your own.' % db_name
- call_command('runserver', shutdown_message=shutdown_message, use_reloader=False)
+ call_command('runserver', addrport=addrport, shutdown_message=shutdown_message, use_reloader=False)
@@ -627,14 +627,34 @@ This is useful in a number of ways:
in any way, knowing that whatever data changes you're making are only
being made to a test database.
-Note that this server can only run on the default port on localhost; it does
-not yet accept a ``host`` or ``port`` parameter.
-Also note that it does *not* automatically detect changes to your Python source
-code (as ``runserver`` does). It does, however, detect changes to templates.
+Note that this server does *not* automatically detect changes to your Python
+source code (as ``runserver`` does). It does, however, detect changes to
.. _unit tests: ../testing/
+--addrport [port number or ipaddr:port]
+Use ``--addrport`` to specify a different port, or IP address and port, from
+the default of This value follows exactly the same format and
+serves exactly the same function as the argument to the ``runserver`` subcommand.
+To run the test server on port 7000 with ``fixture1`` and ``fixture2``::
+ testserver --addrport 7000 fixture1 fixture2
+ testserver fixture1 fixture2 --addrport 8080
+(The above statements are equivalent. We include both of them to demonstrate
+that it doesn't matter whether the options come before or after the
+``testserver`` command.)
+To run on with a `test` fixture::
+ testserver --addrport test

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