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NAME ^

HTML::Embperl::Session

DESCRIPTION ^

An adaptation of Apache::Session to work with HTML::Embperl

SYNOPSIS ^

Addtional Attributes for TIE

lazy

By Specifing this attribute, you tell Apache::Session to not do any access to the object store, until the first read or write access to the tied hash. Otherwise the tie function will make sure the hash exist or creates a new one.

create_unknown

Setting this to one causes Apache::Session to create a new session with the given id (or a new id, depending on recreate_id) when the specified session id does not exists. Otherwise it will die.

recreate_id

Setting this to one causes Apache::Session to create a new session id when the specified session id does not exists.

object_store

Specify the class for the object store. (The Apache::Session:: prefix is optional) Only for Apache::Session 1.00.

lock_manager

Specify the class for the lock manager. (The Apache::Session:: prefix is optional) Only for Apache::Session 1.00.

Store

Specify the class for the object store. (The Apache::Session::Store prefix is optional) Only for Apache::Session 1.5x.

Lock

Specify the class for the lock manager. (The Apache::Session::Lock prefix is optional) Only for Apache::Session 1.5x.

Generate

Specify the class for the id generator. (The Apache::Session::Generate prefix is optional) Only for Apache::Session 1.5x.

Serialize

Specify the class for the data serializer. (The Apache::Session::Serialize prefix is optional) Only for Apache::Session 1.5x.

Example using attrubtes to specfiy store and object classes instead of a derived class:

 use HTML::Embperl::Session;

 tie %session, 'HTML::Embperl::Session', undef,
    { 
    object_store => 'DBIStore',
    lock_manager => 'SysVSemaphoreLocker',
    DataSource => 'dbi:Oracle:db' 
    };

NOTE: HTML::Embperl::Session will require the nessecary additional perl modules for you.

Addtional Methods

setid

Set the session id for futher accesses.

getid

Get the session id. The difference to using $session{_session_id} is, that in lazy mode, getid will not create a new session id, if it doesn't exists.

cleanup

Writes any pending data, releases all locks and deletes all data from memory.

AUTHORS ^

Gerald Richter <richter@dev.ecos.de> is the current maintainer.

This class was written by Jeffrey Baker (jeffrey@kathyandjeffrey.net) but it is taken wholesale from a patch that Gerald Richter (richter@ecos.de) sent me against Apache::Session.

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