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Copy Model Object in Django

How to copy a database record in Django

I ran into a situation where I wanted to created a new database record from an existing record (model object). I figured there should be a fairly simple solution. It turns out there is and I want to thank Seveas on IRC #django for pointing it out for me. This is essentially what I did:

1from copy import deepcopy
2old_obj = deepcopy(obj) = None


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Dustin Davis

Dustin Davis is a software engineer, people manager, hacker, and entreprenuer. He loves to develop systems and automation. He lives with his wife and five kids in Utah.

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