persistant data

Eric Hodel drbrain at
Tue Sep 5 17:36:53 UTC 2006

On Sep 5, 2006, at 9:27 AM, Evert|Rooftop wrote:

> Eric Hodel wrote:
>> On Sep 5, 2006, at 9:09 AM, Evert|Rooftop wrote:
>>> Thanks, so there is no way to just mark a specific piece of data  
>>> persistent? I still want the usual cache features and 'older'  
>>> cache kicked out when theres not enough space, except session data..
>>> I don't mind losing the data, as this is only keeping temporary  
>>> session data.. worst case scenario users will have to login again..
>> We store sessions in memcached and set a cookie that will  
>> authorize the user if they have no session in memcached.
> How can you authenticate with a cookie if you don't have something  
> on the server-side to match with (that would be the lost session  
> information).. are you storing a password in the cookie?

Encrypted cookie with the user id and session id.

Eric Hodel - drbrain at -
This implementation is HODEL-HASH-9600 compliant

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