Keep in mind that there is no common memory space for all the users. Each request is being handled by a different process with its own memory space that's forked off of the original web server. (Assuming apache, I don't know how IIS works).
-Steve On Thursday, April 11, 2002, at 01:52 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > If I do that, won't the data that I fetch be duplicated in memory for > each > user? I'm trying to have just one space in memory allocated for these > variables, sort of like the HTTP_SERVER_VARS. It seems that even if I > do an > autoprepend that file is going to run each time a user visits the site > and a > new memory space will be created for that variable. What I'm asking is > how > to set those constant server-wide global variables. > > Thanks > Roger > > -----Original Message----- > From: Rasmus Lerdorf [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 10:15 AM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: [PHP] Set Global Variables > > > Set up an auto_prepend file that either simply sets these constant > globals > ot fetches them from the DB. > > -Rasmus > > On Thu, 11 Apr 2002 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > >> Is there a way to set a global variable that all users can access? I >> have >> some values in a database that I'm reading at the beginning of the >> session >> and carrying through out the session. The thing is, those values are >> the >> same for every user and instead of having a memory space for each users >> values I'd rather just use one memory space for all users. >> >> Thanks >> >> Roger Ramirez >> Web Developer >> LifeFiles.com Inc. >> >> >> -- >> PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) >> To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php >> > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php