On 2011-12-03 17:41 +0000, Stuart Dallas wrote:
> On 3 Dec 2011, at 16:57, Andre Majorel wrote:
> > Hello all. I need to purge old records from application tables
> > when a session expires. How do I register a callback with the
> > end-of session-garbage collection system ?
> > session_set_save_handler() lets me override the native garbage
> > collection, not *add* to it, as far as I can tell.
> You would need to implement a complete session handler to add
> your own functionality into the GC.
> However, the fact that you want to do this begs the question,
> why are you storing what sounds like session data in
> application tables instead of storing them in the session?
This "session data" is similar to a purchase basket. It
references tuples from the static tables. If it's outside of the
database, we lose the benefits of a relational DBMS.
André Majorel http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/
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