[mod_python] Publisher, how to handle sessions

Graham Dumpleton graham.dumpleton at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 16:38:52 EST 2009

You will get deadlock doing that.

In the publisher function assign the session to:


and not a local variable.

By assigning it to req.session, PSP code will see it and use it rather
than trying to create a new one and causing a deadlock.


2009/3/3 Mihamina Rakotomandimby <mihamina at lab.vectoris.fr>:
> Hi
> My .htaccess:
> http://lab.vectoris.fr/projects/vectoris/browser/EncycloPyDia/trunk/.htaccess
> My Python file:
> http://lab.vectoris.fr/projects/vectoris/browser/EncycloPyDia/trunk/index.py
> Two templates:
> http://lab.vectoris.fr/projects/vectoris/browser/EncycloPyDia/trunk/index.html
> http://lab.vectoris.fr/projects/vectoris/browser/EncycloPyDia/trunk/index_2.html
> Please, these files are crappy, just for testing purpose, disable your
> --pedant flag ;-).
> I see the session mecanism working with those files:
> If a session['login'] is set, then it's OK.
> When using PSP handler (not the Publisher) just using a variable named
> "session" is enough to handle sessions. Here, I had to instanciate one in
> each function.
> On the other hand, I saw forms are very easily handled, they are
> automagically set to variables.
> Is there a way, using the Publisher, to easily handle sessions?
> My real goal is to use templating-like code, just like this one given in
> example, _and_ easily handle forms and session. I do want to use mod_python
> (just mod_python, nothig more): the publisher might not be the best
> approach?
> Thank you!
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