|List:||General Discussion||« Previous MessageNext Message »|
|From:||Shafir||Date:||May 17 1999 5:07am|
|Subject:||Re: PHP Tracking of Variables (was) Per User Password|
|View as plain text|
Could this be solved by using semaphore and shared-memory functions? I guess this would be the purpose of these functions. Does anyone have any examples on how these functions would be used as a session management or as a fast memory method (instead of accessing database on every request) I may not be talking sense here. At 02:47 PM 5/16/99 -0600, Sasha Pachev wrote: >Van wrote: >> >> Well, I've gotten through the authentication mechanics, and, although >> Monty and several others posted some simple but usefull techniques to >> create user authentication for a Web-Enabled time sheet application, I >> decided to create a separate database and table for the users, for >> several reasons. Most important was to keep the mysql user tables out >> of harms way. >> Problem I'm having is variables getting set but, not staying alive after >> authentication is successful. This may be a little off topic, but, if >> anyone knows a way to keep user-defined variables alive while going from >> page to page, I could sure use a tip. If anyone's interested, I could >> send source code for the authentication scheme. >> Regards, >> Van >> -- > >Does PHP have support for cookies? If not, or do you not want cookie >warnings to be seen by the cookie-paranoid just use a hidden input in >the form. If you want to be really "bullet-proof" (well, nothing is >really bullet-proof) secure, you should not trust the value of the >cookie/hidden input but always authenticate it againt some >authentication schema. > >-- >Sasha Pachev >http://www.sashanet.com > >--------------------------------------------------------------------- >Please check "http://www.mysql.com/Manual_chapter/manual_toc.html" before >posting. To request this thread, e-mail mysql-thread3431@stripped > >To unsubscribe, send a message to the address shown in the >List-Unsubscribe header of this message. If you cannot see it, >e-mail mysql-unsubscribe@stripped instead. > ...Shafir Ahmad <shafir@stripped> http://MoreThanFun.Com/?sig For Jokes that are More Than Fun.