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SessionUpdateTimestampHandlerInterface::updateTimestamp

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SessionUpdateTimestampHandlerInterface::updateTimestampUpdate timestamp

Description

abstract public SessionUpdateTimestampHandlerInterface::updateTimestamp ( string $key , string $val ) : bool

Updates the last modification timestamp of the session. This function is automatically executed when a session is updated.

Parameters

key

The session ID.

val

The session data.

Return Values

Returns TRUE if the timestamp was updated, FALSE otherwise. Note that this value is returned internally to PHP for processing.

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ohcc at 163 dot com
5 months ago
When session.lazy_write is enabled, which is the default behaviour, session data will NOT be UPDATED if it remains unchanged, in this way the WRITE method of the session handler will not be called at all.

If your session handler storages session data into files, UpdateTimestamp is used to update the "last modified time" of the session file, if your session handler storages session data into a database, UpdateTimestamp is used to update the table field that storages the last modified time of the session registry.
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ohcc at 163 dot com
8 months ago
'validateId' is called after 'open' and before 'read' to validate the session id provided by the client, as 'open' -> 'validateId' -> 'read' -> 'write' -> 'close' are called in sequence.

If 'validateId' returns false, a new session id will be generated, the session cookie will also be updated afterwards.
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