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Fixed #5507 -- Use a more portable way to get at the system's tmpdir …

…(fixes a

problem with the default on Windows). Thanks, Philippe Raoult.


git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@7329 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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2  django/conf/global_settings.py
@@ -287,7 +287,7 @@
SESSION_SAVE_EVERY_REQUEST = False # Whether to save the session data on every request.
SESSION_EXPIRE_AT_BROWSER_CLOSE = False # Whether sessions expire when a user closes his browser.
SESSION_ENGINE = 'django.contrib.sessions.backends.db' # The module to store session data
-SESSION_FILE_PATH = '/tmp/' # Directory to store session files if using the file session module
+SESSION_FILE_PATH = None # Directory to store session files if using the file session module. If set to None the backend will use a sensible default.
#########
# CACHE #
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4 django/contrib/sessions/backends/file.py
@@ -9,7 +9,9 @@ class SessionStore(SessionBase):
Implements a file based session store.
"""
def __init__(self, session_key=None):
- self.storage_path = getattr(settings, "SESSION_FILE_PATH", tempfile.gettempdir())
+ self.storage_path = getattr(settings, "SESSION_FILE_PATH", None)
+ if not self.storage_path:
+ self.storage_path = tempfile.gettempdir()
# Make sure the storage path is valid.
if not os.path.isdir(self.storage_path):
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8 docs/sessions.txt
@@ -48,10 +48,10 @@ Using file-based sessions
To use file-based sessions, set the ``SESSION_ENGINE`` setting to
``"django.contrib.sessions.backends.file"``.
-You might also want to set the ``SESSION_FILE_PATH`` setting (which
-defaults to ``/tmp``) to control where Django stores session files. Be
-sure to check that your Web server has permissions to read and write to
-this location.
+You might also want to set the ``SESSION_FILE_PATH`` setting (which defaults
+to output from ``tempfile.gettempdir()``, most likely ``/tmp``) to control
+where Django stores session files. Be sure to check that your Web server has
+permissions to read and write to this location.
Using cache-based sessions
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