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Fixed #6082: file-based sessions now verify that SESSION_FILE_PATH is…

… a valid storage location, and raise ImproperlyConfigured if not. Thanks, jags78.

git-svn-id: bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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1 parent 76dd53a commit 602b7bca7aa0b94bb38ba16735635959e04d91ab @jacobian jacobian committed
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  1. +11 −2 django/contrib/sessions/backends/
13 django/contrib/sessions/backends/
@@ -1,14 +1,23 @@
import os
+import tempfile
from django.conf import settings
from django.contrib.sessions.backends.base import SessionBase
-from django.core.exceptions import SuspiciousOperation
+from django.core.exceptions import SuspiciousOperation, ImproperlyConfigured
class SessionStore(SessionBase):
Implements a file based session store.
def __init__(self, session_key=None):
- self.storage_path = settings.SESSION_FILE_PATH
+ self.storage_path = getattr(settings, "SESSION_FILE_PATH", tempfile.gettempdir())
+ # Make sure the storage path is valid.
+ if not os.path.isdir(self.storage_path):
+ raise ImproperlyConfigured("The session storage path %r doesn't exist. "\
+ "Please set your SESSION_FILE_PATH setting "\
+ "to an existing directory in which Django "\
+ "can store session data." % self.storage_path)
self.file_prefix = settings.SESSION_COOKIE_NAME
super(SessionStore, self).__init__(session_key)

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