[mod_python] Problem with req.connection.user being readonly...

Gregory Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Wed Nov 29 16:22:48 EST 2000

I'll see about making it read/write in the next release.

  Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy
       grisha at modpython.org

On Wed, 29 Nov 2000, Miguel Marques wrote:

> Greetings...
> I've rewritten a authentication handler I had written in mod_perl in
> mod_python.   The handler does not use basic auth for authentication.
> It uses it's own html form and then a cookie gets set which is checked
> by the access handler.  This is a generic authentication handler which
> I use to control access to a number of different applications. 
> Most of those applications don't need req.connection.user (they look
> at the cookie) but today I tried to migrate one that does.  Since
> req.connection.user is read only I can't make things work.  In
> mod_perl one simply assigns to that variable.  Is there any reason why
> req.connection.user can't be made read/write?  
> Thanks for any suggestions...
> 							Miguel
> C. Miguel Marques, York University, Computing & Network Services
> e-mail: miguel at yorku.ca, voice: (416)736-2100x22684, fax: (416)736-5830
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