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Fixed #19962 - Added a note about SESSION_EXPIRE_AT_BROWSER_CLOSE and…

… browsers that persist sessions.

Thanks David Sanders.
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1 parent e044931 commit fe5d9fe5fec2617b9eb8564df77ba5324834cadc @timgraham timgraham committed Mar 2, 2013
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  1. +10 −0 docs/topics/http/sessions.txt
@@ -474,6 +474,16 @@ This setting is a global default and can be overwritten at a per-session level
by explicitly calling the :meth:`~backends.base.SessionBase.set_expiry` method
of ``request.session`` as described above in `using sessions in views`_.
+.. note::
+ Some browsers (Chrome, for example) provide settings that allow users to
+ continue browsing sessions after closing and re-opening the browser. In
+ some cases, this can interfere with the
+ :setting:`SESSION_EXPIRE_AT_BROWSER_CLOSE` setting and prevent sessions
+ from expiring on browser close. Please be aware of this while testing
+ Django applications which have the
+ :setting:`SESSION_EXPIRE_AT_BROWSER_CLOSE` setting enabled.
Clearing the session store

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