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From "Gerald Richter" <>
Subject Re: problems with sessions and upgrading
Date Sun, 06 Oct 2002 18:58:02 GMT
> 1)  the sessions keys for the new sessions are twice as long as the
> old ones.  generally, this is a good thing, but i am concerned that
> the old session data will not get read when the cookie is submitted.
> will the old sessions get read and reused, read and new ones created,
> totally ignored?

As far as I know the Apache::Session code this should work, because
Apache::Session only validates that the key contains of numbers and letters,
but doesn't checks the length.

Anyway you should carefully verify that this is really true, to be sure not
to loose your data


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