[drupal-devel] [bug] PHP session settings to relocate to support multiple sites

Goba drupal-devel at drupal.org
Mon Feb 14 09:42:32 UTC 2005

 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      cvs
 Component:    base system
 Category:     bug reports
 Priority:     normal
 Assigned to:  Anonymous
 Reported by:  tangent
 Updated by:   Goba
 Status:       patch

Please, if this gets committed, leave a comment line in the .htaccess
file at least, indicating that other session related settings are
located in settings.php, so those in the know of current Drupal
behaviour will find their way around.


Previous comments:

February 14, 2005 - 08:51 : tangent

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/settings-session.patch (1.71 KB)

As discussed in this issue [1], it would be desirable to move the
session settings into /sites/default/settings.php so that subsites can
have better control over them. One of the advantages of the site
specific settings.php file is that it will never get overwritten during
upgrades and having these settings here should prove to be more
I have created a patch which moves most of the PHP session settings
from .htaccess to /sites/default/settings.php with the exception of
"session.auto_start" because it must not, as far as I know, be
I have also added 2 additional commented settings which I suspect are
often needed as they were in my case.
[1] http://drupal.org//node/2974

View: http://drupal.org/node/17303
Edit: http://drupal.org/project/comments/add/17303

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