Solving (partially) South issue on not updating permissions.

9 Mar

South have a already know issue [1] about no update permissions of added models. The common fix is run syncdb –all, Django Extensions [2] app also have a management command called update_permissions what is very usefull and also do the job.

But, any of us want to remember about that every time, so to automatize permissions creation I ‘copied’ idea of Django Extensions update_permissions command and put it to a method connect to a post_migrate [3] South signal. This do the job every time a app is migrated and with time can be extended to remove permissions also :). The code use built in Django features.

Here is the code, I put it in my project/


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