[Dancer-users] Using shared variables
gbhat at pobox.com
Wed Jan 25 09:15:33 CET 2012
On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 5:07 AM, Flavio Poletti <polettix at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 12:54 AM, damien krotkine <dkrotkine at gmail.com>
>> There is the 'vars' function to store a state variable between requests.
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Gurunandan Bhat <gbhat at pobox.com> wrote:
>> Thanks Damien. I see now that vars is the best way to go.
> I'm certainly not as aware of Dancer internals as Damien, but I would
> think that this is not the way to go actually. It is my understanding that
> the "vars" mechanism more or less boils down to what failed for you, and
> that there is absolutely no effort to synchronize the vars across multiple
> I think David got it right:
> You should use the 'vars' keyword if you need to share stuff between a
>> single request, and use sessions (or e.g. memcached) to maintain state
>> between requests.
> A shared data source - database, memcached, whatever - seems to be the
> right choice to save your server-side state.
Thanks. I used simple server side session and it all works now. The data is
too small (a few keys into a larger data structure) to use a database or
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