Paul McLanahan avatar Paul McLanahan committed 4bebd41

Added PassThroughManager to managers.
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 Jannis Leidel <>
 Gregor Müllegger <>
 Jeff Elmore <>
+Paul McLanahan <>


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+class PassThroughManager(models.Manager):
+    '''
+    Inherit from this Manager to enable you to call any methods from your
+    custom QuerySet class from your manager. Simply define your QuerySet
+    class, and return an instance of it from your manager's `get_query_set`
+    method.
+    Alternately, if you don't need any extra methods on your manager that
+    aren't on your QuerySet, then just pass your QuerySet class to this
+    class' constructer.
+    class PostQuerySet(QuerySet):
+        def enabled(self):
+            return self.filter(disabled=False)
+    class Post(models.Model):
+        objects = PassThroughManager(PostQuerySet)
+    '''
+    # pickling causes recursion errors
+    _deny_methods = ['__getstate__', '__setstate__']
+    def __init__(self, queryset_cls=None):
+        self._queryset_cls = queryset_cls
+        super(PassthroughManager, self).__init__()
+    def __getattr__(self, name):
+        if name in self._deny_methods:
+            raise AttributeError(name)
+        return getattr(self.get_query_set(), name)
+    def get_query_set(self):
+        if self._queryset_cls is not None:
+            return self._queryset_cls(self.model, using=self._db)
+        return super(PassThroughManager, self).get_query_set()
 def manager_from(*mixins, **kwds):
     Returns a Manager instance with extra methods, also available and
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