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Doc Bug #66680 session_start() blocking documentation
Submitted: 2014-02-10 02:00 UTC Modified: 2014-12-30 10:42 UTC
From: david at davidsteinsland dot net Assigned:
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 [2014-02-10 02:00 UTC] david at davidsteinsland dot net
Description:
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The description of `session_start()` says it blocks. This is not true when save_handler != files.

You should update the documentation so that it is clear that session_start() only blocks when save_handler = files, and not if save_handler is something else.


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 [2014-02-10 11:00 UTC] krakjoe@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2014-02-10 11:00 UTC] krakjoe@php.net
I don't see where it says that on this page: http://php.net/session_start

Please provide the link concerned.
 [2014-02-10 11:25 UTC] david at davidsteinsland dot net
session_write_close() is saying so:

"[..] but as session data is locked to prevent concurrent writes only one script may operate on a session at any time."
http://no1.php.net/session_write_close
 [2014-12-30 10:42 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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