[pmwiki-users] Value saved in $_SESSION is inconsistent (Peter & Melodye Bowers)
hhurford at llamazone.com
Fri May 2 00:09:34 CDT 2008
I just resolved a similar problem, it may be relevant..
-Session-based scripts worked fine on my development system, but failed
when migrated to my site host, which is a shared server.
-In general, the cause was 'name collisions', in which a script-variable (
defined in a script, not in a function) over-wrote a session variable.
-Specifically, a first script defined $_SESSION['pp']=1;
-A later script defined $pp='init'; which also changed $_SESSION['pp'] from
1 to 'init' .
The reason was different settings in php.ini. On my dev system,
register_globals is Off, the host server has it On.
( see these settings using phpinfo(), in the PHP Core section).
The fix depends on the host, I know of 4 different ways. Contact me if you
want them. I found useful relevant info at
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