[pmwiki-users] 90,000 Session Files

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon Mar 23 12:18:20 CDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 04:59:56PM +0000, Ed W wrote:
>         How do other platforms handle this? I've not *noticed* this problem on
>         WP sites for example. Perhaps something like ReCaptcha
>         (http://recaptcha.net/plugins/php/) uses a different mechanism?
>     Well, on most sites I suspect the session files get cleaned up
>     after about 24 minutes, so they never really accumulate.
> An optimisation other sites use is not to store an empty session - is this
> possible with PHP/pmwiki?

In general, PmWiki doesn't create session files until it absolutely 
needs them to store some information.


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