[mod_python] New session

Graham Dumpleton graham.dumpleton at gmail.com
Tue May 20 05:25:40 EDT 2008

2008/5/20 Paolo Franzetti <paolo at lambrate.inaf.it>:
> Dear all,
> in my application I have the simple line:
> current_session = Session.Session(req,timeout=3600)
> After having executed this command I can check if the
> session is new using the current_session.is_new() functions.
> My question is:
> is there a way to know if the session is new because the old
> session (recovered from a cookie) has expired or because
> there was no session to recover ?

Session class uses cookie called 'pysid', so use SignedCookie/Cookie
class to see if there is a cookie called 'pysid'.

It isn't fool proof, but closest you will probably get.


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