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Bug 179 - Detect when session.save_handler set incorrectly
Detect when session.save_handler set incorrectly
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Installer (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-08-19 22:52 UTC by Brion Vibber
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:29 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Brion Vibber 2004-08-19 22:52:25 UTC
Sometimes PHP's session.save_handler is globally set to a weird value like 
'user' which fails miserably when we try to do start_session().

We should detect odd settings and either return a sensible error message or 
work around it by trying to set it correctly to 'files' when not using 
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2004-08-24 03:11:25 UTC
Applied Ivan's patch to head. Needs to go in for 1.3.2 also.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2004-08-24 06:09:41 UTC
Applied to REL1_3 branch.

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