[pmwiki-users] Work files (was: data from wiki page rather than file)

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu May 5 12:12:50 CDT 2005

On Thu, May 05, 2005 at 06:38:17PM +0200, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> On a tangent:
> I need to give out IDs that are handles for internal (user-invisible) 
> data. The ID->data mappings must be stored in a file; the question is 
> where to store the file?
> Currently I'm using $WorkDir/.foo (where foo.php is the recipe PHP). Is 
> that a good choice, or are there better ones?

$WorkDir/.foo/ should be fine, except that it'll make it difficult
for people to see the .foo/ directory from FTP and other places.

I'm guessing that when you say "The ID-data mappings must be stored
in a file" that precludes using PHP sessions to hold the handles/data?


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