[rt-users] RT 3.6 requires two or three logins with firefox and IE

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Thu Jan 3 09:49:01 EST 2008

Alexandr Ciornii wrote:
> Hi, Jesse,
> 2007/12/26, Jesse Vincent <jesse at bestpractical.com>:
>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 02:47:08PM -0800, Kenneth Crocker wrote:
>>> If not, has anyone at BestPractical seen some consistent
>>> set of circumstances (and appropriate fixes) that would lead us to a
>>> resolution to the file-session problems we're all having with FireFox
>>> and IE? I sure hope so. I've been ready to put 3.6.4 into production for
>>> well over a month and still can't get this bug fixed in order to do so.
>> Sorry, nope. The long term fix is to replace Apache::Session with
>> something we have more control over.
> Did you tried adding 'Transaction' argument when creating session?
> Patch is attached.

Very cool. It sounds like folks using file-locking are definitely
winning with this. I suspect it got skipped at the time sessions were
implemented because: (From the doc)

>        Note that the Transaction argument has no practical effect on the MySQL
>        and Postgres implementations.  The MySQL implementation only supports
>        exclusive locking, and the Postgres implementation uses the transaction
>        features of that database.

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