[development] sessions problem

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Wed Dec 24 04:03:57 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 23 December 2008 9:20:52 pm Moshe Weitzman wrote:
> > If the phpFreeChat module has a lot of data in there, I'd look at the
> > module to see what it's doing with $_SESSION.  It may be storing data
> > there it doesn't need to and/or not removing data later on when it
> > doesn't need it anymore.  It really depends on the modules you have
> > installed.  OG, for instance, stores the complete node of the current
> > group a user is viewing in the session, which makes the session table get
> > really big (far too big, IMO). Other modules don't store more than int or
> > two in the session, if that.
> OG used to do that, but has changed in D6 and about to be released D5.
> We only do that for authenticated users now, and it gets cleared out
> when user visits a non group page.

Ah, good to hear.  That's still going to be a few hundred meg for my site, 
though. :-)  What's the logic for that?  Just to avoid node_load time?

Larry Garfield
larry at garfieldtech.com

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