eval{
tie %session, 'Apache::Session::MySQL', $id,
{
Handle => $dbh,
LockHandle => $dbh
};
}

Same behavior as I previously mentioned when the Tainted is enabled in
DBI->Connect

-----Original Message-----
From: pharkins@gmail.com [mailtoharkins@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Perrin
Harkins
Sent: Monday, April 21, 2008 8:13 PM
To: Eli Shemer
Cc: modperl@perl.apache.org
Subject: Re: parameters taintness

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 2:53 PM, Eli Shemer wrote:
> I summed it down to this line of code
>
> my $id = $cookies{ANONYMOUS_ID}->value;
> if ($id =~ m/(.+)/) { $id=$1; }
>
> tie %session, 'Apache::Session::MySQL', $id,
> {
> Handle => $dbh,
> LockHandle => $dbh
> };


You need to wrap that tie call in an eval, as shown in the
Apache::Session documentation. If it hangs rather than just failing,
the problem most likely has to do with the locking behavior.

- Perrin

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