Mar 6, 2010

Supplementing settings in settings_local

Vladimir Sidorenko
Vladimir Sidorenko

For local project settings, I use old trick with settings_local file:

        from settings_local import *
    except ImportError:

So in we can override variables from I didn't know how to supplement them. For example how to add line to INSTALLED_APPSwithout copying whole list.

Yesterday I finally understood that I can import settings from settings_local:


    from settings import *

        # ...


Now, couple years later I prefer having separate settings file for different environments, as it is described in 2 scoops of django.

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