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TinyIntegerField

Author:
Lacour
Posted:
August 15, 2011
Language:
Python
Version:
1.3
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0 (after 0 ratings)

Django lacks support of MySQL's "tinyint" 8-bit-integer datatype. This snippet gives you a TinyIntegerField and a PositiveTinyIntegerField. Falls back Django's SmallIntegerField if a different database-engine is used

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class TinyIntegerField(models.SmallIntegerField):
    def db_type(self, connection):
        if connection.settings_dict['ENGINE'] == 'django.db.backends.mysql':
            return "tinyint"
        else:
            return super(TinyIntegerField, self).db_type(connection)

class PositiveTinyIntegerField(models.PositiveSmallIntegerField):
    def db_type(self, connection):
        if connection.settings_dict['ENGINE'] == 'django.db.backends.mysql':
            return "tinyint unsigned"
        else:
            return super(PositiveTinyIntegerField, self).db_type(connection)

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