November 4, 2015
Django 1.8.6 adds official support for Python 3.5 and fixes several bugs in 1.8.5.
Fixed a regression causing
ModelChoiceField to ignore
prefetch_related() on its queryset (#25496).
Allowed “mode=memory” in SQLite test database name if supported (#12118).
Fixed system check crash on
ForeignKey to abstract model
Fixed incorrect queries when you have multiple
different models that have the same field name, point to the same model, and
have their reverse relations disabled (#25545).
Allowed filtering over a
RawSQL annotation (#25506).
Concat database function idempotent on SQLite (#25517).
Avoided a confusing stack trace when starting
runserver with an
INSTALLED_APPS setting (#25510). This regression
appeared in 1.8.5 as a side effect of fixing #24704.
Made deferred models use their proxied model’s
_meta.apps for caching
and retrieval (#25563). This prevents any models generated in data
QuerySet.defer() from leaking to test and application
Fixed a typo in the name of the
strictly_above PostGIS lookup
Fixed crash with
IntegerField on invalid value (#25597).
Added a helpful error message when Django and South migrations exist in the same directory (#25618).
Fixed a regression in
URLValidator that allowed URLs with consecutive
dots in the domain section (like
http://example..com/) to pass
Fixed a crash with