[TYPO3-core] RFC: Bug 1454: cookie lifetime from the localconf will be ignored

rupert germann rupi at gmx.li
Fri Aug 25 10:30:37 CEST 2006

On Thursday 24 August 2006 15:57, Michael Stucki wrote:
> This is a SVN patch request.
> Problem:
> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS[FE][lifetime] is not treated correctly because the session
> is cleared after 3600 seconds independent of this value (it affects the
> cookie lifetime only).
> Solution:
> (Copied my comment from the bugtracker)
> I've made another attempt to fix this problem, however this is completely
> untested yet:
> - gc_time in class.t3lib_userauth has been turned from hours into seconds
>   (more logical because all other fields use seconds too)
> - The default of gc_time has been set from 24 (hours) to 0 which now means:
>   use value of $this->auth_timeout_field or 1 day (like before) if that is
> not set.
> - Do the same like your patch, but use method name "start" instead of the
>   constructor (make sure that start() is called after this one)
> Branches:
> Trunk only

that seems to work. I tested that gc_time and auth_timeout_field are now 
having the same value as TYPO3_CONF_VARS['FE']['lifetime'] which prevents the 
garbage collector to clear the session if lifetime is set to a value higher 
than the default of auth_timeout_field.



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