[Zope] Session Variables disappear

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Thu May 20 14:01:53 EDT 2004

I do suggest running Zope 2.7.1 when it comes out to help solve the
sessioning issues you're experiencing.  If you are in a hurry or you
want to help test, you can run the current Zope 2.7 branch from CVS and
provide feedback.

- C

On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 13:52, Paul Winkler wrote:
> On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 10:44:32AM -0700, Dennis Allison wrote:
> > 
> > Zope 2.6.2b3, Py 2.1.3, Linux
> > 
> > We use session variables everywhere and have a fairly large number of
> > concurrent sessions.  Every so often the session variables go away and
> > the whole house of cards collapses becasuse nearly everything depends upon
> > session variables.
> > 
> > I tried a while back to isolate the problem without success.  At that time
> > someone suggestedit was a known problem open problem.  I've just checked
> > the collector and did not see any open issues there.  The frustrating
> > thing is that it is the irreproducable Heissenbug behavior.
> > 
> > Can anyone shed additional light on the issue.  Is anyone else observing
> > similar behavior?  Or is the problem something due to the way we are using 
> > session variables.
> Check the zope-dev list archives, session & transience issues have been 
> under discussion a lot in the past few weeks. Chris McDonough and others 
> have  been digging into it. I'm just a bystander, but it sounds likely that 
> sessions in the 2.7.1 release will be much better, if not yet flawless.

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