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Added a clear() method to sessions. Patch from mrts. Refs #7515.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@8341 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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commit 31ec68c5d939ee63852709163750a0516aaa2619 1 parent af7b647
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4 django/contrib/sessions/backends/base.py
@@ -120,6 +120,10 @@ def itervalues(self):
def iteritems(self):
return self._session.iteritems()
+ def clear(self):
+ self._session.clear()
+ self.modified = True
+
def _get_new_session_key(self):
"Returns session key that isn't being used."
# The random module is seeded when this Apache child is created.
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10 django/contrib/sessions/tests.py
@@ -147,7 +147,15 @@
>>> list(i)
[('x', 1)]
-
+# test .clear()
+>>> s.modified = s.accessed = False
+>>> s.items()
+[('x', 1)]
+>>> s.clear()
+>>> s.items()
+[]
+>>> s.accessed, s.modified
+(True, True)
#########################
# Custom session expiry #
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4 docs/sessions.txt
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ When ``SessionMiddleware`` is activated, each ``HttpRequest`` object -- the
first argument to any Django view function -- will have a ``session``
attribute, which is a dictionary-like object. You can read it and write to it.
-It implements the following standard dictionary methods:
+A session object has the following standard dictionary methods:
* ``__getitem__(key)``
@@ -106,6 +106,8 @@ It implements the following standard dictionary methods:
* ``setdefault()`` (**New in Django development version**)
+ * ``clear()`` (**New in Django development version**)
+
It also has these methods:
* ``set_test_cookie()``
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