[ic] $::Control leaking between pages? (was: Data appearing from different catalog)

Mike Heins mikeh at endpoint.com
Sun Apr 3 13:19:14 UTC 2016

Quoting Peter (peter at pajamian.dhs.org):
> On 03/04/16 12:25, Peter wrote:
> > This sounds like $::Control is leaking between page requests, are you
> > running Interchange in RPC traffic mode (as set in interchange.cfg)?
> Just for a bit of explanation here, when you run Interchange in RPC
> traffic mode child processes are recycled to serve up multiple page
> requests.  In doing so certain variables have to be explicitly cleared
> for each page request or they can pick up values from previous pages
> which set those variables.  This is done in the reset_vars() sub in
> Server.pm.
> What I think is happening is that $::Control is not reset in this
> process, and is picking up values from previous pages that were served
> by the same child process.  This would be a bug in Interchange if this
> is the case and needs to be fixed.

I think this would be possible in the case of a new session,
not otherwise.

Probably we should set $::Control as part of init_session.

Mike Heins
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