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Matthew Schinckel committed f2fb2f5

Improve the handling of related objects.

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rest_api/options.py

                 if field.value_from_object(instance) != field.to_python(value):
                     # Do I need to serialize this?
                     if field.rel:
-                        setattr(instance, field.attname, field.to_python(value))
+                        if value is not None:
+                            rel_obj = field.rel.to.objects.get(pk=value)
+                        else:
+                            rel_obj = None
+                        setattr(instance, key, rel_obj)
+                        changed[key] = unicode(rel_obj)
                         #TODO: set the changed value to the __unicode__ of the referenced object,
                         # but this will require another database request for each change.
-                    setattr(instance, key, field.to_python(value))
-                    changed[key] = value
+                    else:
+                        setattr(instance, key, field.to_python(value))
+                        changed[key] = value
             except FieldDoesNotExist:
                 # There was no field. There may be an attribute, that alters
                 # something, or a reverse relation on a ForeignKey
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