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From Colin Paul Adams <>
Subject Re: Session Timeout listener (was: RE: [RT] The API for the request object)
Date Tue, 06 Jul 2004 18:34:55 GMT
>>>>> "Peter" == Hunsberger, Peter <Peter.Hunsberger@STJUDE.ORG> writes:

    Peter> Colin Paul Adams <> writes:
    Peter> <snip>flow listener discussion,/snip>
    >>  I've just read this thread, because I have been trying to work
    >> out how to implement pessimistic locking within cocoon.  A
    >> problem is how to close a database transaction if the user
    >> simply walks away from the computer for a few hours, in the
    >> middle of a transaction. Session timeout will close the
    >> session, but a session listener is needed to then go and
    >> rollback the database transaction (or any other such resources
    >> held).

    Peter> Maybe I'm missing something, but why aren't you setting
    Peter> your database transaction timeout limit to something just a
    Peter> bit larger than the session timeout?

Well, I guess this is fine for a database server dedicated to the
application (which is OK for my usage).
But it's not a general solution to resources being held by sessions.
I thought I'd raise the issue while listeners were being discussed.
Colin Paul Adams
Preston Lancashire

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