[UPHPU] Session Buildup

Jeff Davies jeff_davies at byu.edu
Mon Mar 15 09:01:59 MST 2004


What am I using sessions for?
I hang on to the data in sessions for easy access that allows me to not have 
to always query a db.

Isn't  the point of sessions to carry data from page to page?
Yes, that is one good use for them. There are many.

What do you plan on using them for?



On Monday 15 March 2004 22:02, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> So if all of the data is being stored in a database, what exactly are you
> using the session for?  Isn't the point of the session to carry data from
> page to page?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Davies [mailto:jeff_davies at byu.edu]
> Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 7:47 AM
> To: Kenneth Burgener; list at uphpu.org
> Subject: Re: [UPHPU] Session Buildup
> After I have transfered the info into a db I usually just destory the
> session. I don't know if that is an option for you?
> -Jeff
> On Monday 15 March 2004 20:47, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> > I have been experimenting with sessions, and have noticed that even after
> > expire time I have set for the sessions (using session_cache_expire), the
> > session files are not disappearing.  Do these session files ever get
> > cleaned up or will they continue to build up so my website will have
> > hundreds of files named something like
> > (sess_a29f3f3731ac1ca6324a45146cfc0704)?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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Jeff Davies
jeff_davies at byu.edu
BYU Tall Group

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