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really_equals

Author:
zeeg
Posted:
May 11, 2007
Language:
Python
Version:
.96
Tags:
object comparison
Score:
0 (after 0 ratings)

Lets you compare two objects based on fields

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def really_equal(self, other, excludes=[]):
	"""
	Returns a boolean if the two instances of a model are equal.
	excludes is a list of field names that should not be considered.
	"""
	if self is other:
		return True
		if type(self) != type(other): return False

	for field in type(self)._meta.fields:
		if field.name not in excludes and (field.get_internal_type() == 'ForeignKey' and getattr(self, "%s_id" % field.name) == getattr(other, "%s_id" % field.name) or getattr(self, field.name) != getattr(other, field.name)):
			return False
	return True

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