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django-sync-server is a Django reusable application witch implements a Firefox weave server.

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django-sync-server (formerly ‘django-weave’) is a reusable application which implements a Firefox sync server for Django.

The Server works up to FxSync v1.16.x (Firefox v14) Well tested also with SeaMonkey v2.3

How to create a django-sync-server test virtualenv: CreateTestEnvironment Wiki page

What is Firefox Sync?

Firefox Sync (formerly Mozilla Labs Weave Browser Sync) is a free browser add-on from Mozilla Labs that keeps your bookmarks, saved passwords, browsing history and open tabs backed up and synchronized, with end-to-end encryption for your privacy and security.


Our code hosted on

Clone our git repo:

git clone git://

A git clone also exist on google code.


Python packages available on:

Unofficial debian packages:


  • v0.3.0 to v0.4.0

We used django-south to change the existing models. Do this:

~$ cd django_sync_server_env
~/django_sync_server_env$ source bin/activate
(django_sync_server_env)~/django_sync_server_env$ pip install South
(django_sync_server_env)~/django_sync_server_env$ cd src/django-sync-server/testproject
(django_sync_server_env)~/django_sync_server_env/src/django-sync-server/testproject$ ./ syncdb
(django_sync_server_env)~/django_sync_server_env/src/django-sync-server/testproject$ ./ migrate weave 0001 --fake
(django_sync_server_env)~/django_sync_server_env/src/django-sync-server/testproject$ ./ migrate weave

Note: After South install, you must insert “south” in INSTALLED_APPS list in our own see also:


  • v0.4.2 - 27.07.2012

    • Bugfix in info_page() page: Use RequestContext(), so that inherit template can use variables from context processors

    • remove git timestamp from version string

  • v0.4.1

  • v0.4.0

  • v0.3.0

  • v0.2.1

    • Some updates for django v1.2 API changes

    • Change version string and add last commit date

  • v0.2.0

    • django-sync-server own basic auth function can be disabled via app settings.

  • v0.1.7

    • ‘django-weave’ was renamed to ‘django-sync-server’

  • v0.1.6

    • Bugfix checking weave api version from url.

    • Add a tiny info root page to testproject.

  • v0.1.5

    • Changes to establish compatibility with Weave client v1.2b3

  • v0.1.4

    • split weave app and testproject

  • v0.1.3

    • Remove dependency on django-reversion

    • change Collection sites ManyToManyField to a normal ForeignKey

  • v0.1.2

    • many code cleanup and bugfixes

    • remove django-tools and django-reversion decencies

  • v0.1.0pre-alpha

    • sync works

  • v0.0.1

    • initial checkin


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