[Phpmyadmin-devel] Re: authentication with session
lem9 at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jul 6 18:30:38 CEST 2001
Hi Loïc & list :)
I am biased towards Sessions, because at my site I run some
applications, for about 15 users, since more that a year, with no
But I admit they are all on the same LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP).
Loïc a écrit :
> Hi Marc & all!
> >maybe we could continue to support "advanced auth" (http-
> >style) but offer for PHP4 users a new session-based login
> IMHO sessions are too buggy to be use with such a
> widespead application. Search for the keyword "sessions"
> in the php bug database and you'll find there were and still
> exist many problems depending on:
> - directives in the php.ini file (for example session are
> unusable with register_globals set to off since php4.01);
> - the php4 sub-release;
> - and the server OS.
> ... I'm afraid so many parameters can't be taken into account
> to obtain a working session authentification system :(
> Just my 2 cents,
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