syncdata

synopsis:Makes the current database have the same data as the fixture(s), no more, no less.

Introduction

Django command similar to ‘loaddata’ but also deletes. After ‘syncdata’ has run, the database will have the same data as the fixture - anything missing will of been added, anything different will of been updated, and anything extra will of been deleted.

Usage

Tip

Command will loop over fixtures inside installed apps and pathes defined in FIXTURE_DIRS.

Assuming that you’ve got sample.json under fixtures directory in one of your INSTALLED_APPS:

$ python manage.py syncdata sample.json

If you want to keep old records use --skip-remove option:

$ python manage syncdata sample.xml --skip-remove

You can provide full path to your fixtures file like:

$ python manage syncdata /var/fixtures/sample.json