class UpdateModelMixin

from rest_framework.mixins import UpdateModelMixin
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    Update a model instance.

Ancestors (MRO)

  1. UpdateModelMixin

Methods used but not implemented in this class

  • post_save
  • get_serializer
  • get_object
  • check_permissions
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def get_object_or_none(self): UpdateModelMixin

    def get_object_or_none(self):
            return self.get_object()
        except Http404:
            if self.request.method == 'PUT':
                # For PUT-as-create operation, we need to ensure that we have
                # relevant permissions, as if this was a POST request.  This
                # will either raise a PermissionDenied exception, or simply
                # return None.
                self.check_permissions(clone_request(self.request, 'POST'))
                # PATCH requests where the object does not exist should still
                # return a 404 response.

def partial_update(self, request, *args, **kwargs): UpdateModelMixin

    def partial_update(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
        kwargs['partial'] = True
        return self.update(request, *args, **kwargs)

def pre_save(self, obj): UpdateModelMixin

        Set any attributes on the object that are implicit in the request.
    def pre_save(self, obj):
        Set any attributes on the object that are implicit in the request.
        # pk and/or slug attributes are implicit in the URL.
        lookup_url_kwarg = self.lookup_url_kwarg or self.lookup_field
        lookup = self.kwargs.get(lookup_url_kwarg, None)
        pk = self.kwargs.get(self.pk_url_kwarg, None)
        slug = self.kwargs.get(self.slug_url_kwarg, None)
        slug_field = slug and self.slug_field or None

        if lookup:
            setattr(obj, self.lookup_field, lookup)

        if pk:
            setattr(obj, 'pk', pk)

        if slug:
            setattr(obj, slug_field, slug)

        # Ensure we clean the attributes so that we don't eg return integer
        # pk using a string representation, as provided by the url conf kwarg.
        if hasattr(obj, 'full_clean'):
            exclude = _get_validation_exclusions(obj, pk, slug_field, self.lookup_field)

def update(self, request, *args, **kwargs): UpdateModelMixin

    def update(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
        partial = kwargs.pop('partial', False)
        self.object = self.get_object_or_none()

        serializer = self.get_serializer(self.object, data=request.DATA,
                                         files=request.FILES, partial=partial)

        if not serializer.is_valid():
            return Response(serializer.errors, status=status.HTTP_400_BAD_REQUEST)

        except ValidationError as err:
            # full_clean on model instance may be called in pre_save,
            # so we have to handle eventual errors.
            return Response(err.message_dict, status=status.HTTP_400_BAD_REQUEST)

        if self.object is None:
            self.object =
            self.post_save(self.object, created=True)
            return Response(, status=status.HTTP_201_CREATED)

        self.object =
        self.post_save(self.object, created=False)
        return Response(, status=status.HTTP_200_OK)