[Cubicweb] How to get session data?

Adrien Di Mascio adrien.dimascio at logilab.fr
Wed Jun 3 08:42:53 CEST 2009

Hi Sandrine,

On Tuesday 02 June 2009 21:16:44 Sandrine Ribeau wrote:
> I can not find a way to collect and add data to the current session within
> a view.
> I found how to use self.req.get_session_data/set_session_data and
> self.req.get_shared_data/set_shared_data but this works for the request,
> not for the user session.
> What is the appropriate method to get/set an authenticated user session?

req.get/set_session_data() is the correct way to do this. It should work.

req.get/set_shared_data() are used to share some information between the 
session on the server-side (the repository) and the client-side (the web 

Anyway, beware of the expiration-time of the web session !
Hope this helps,

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