Uploadify, Flash Sessions, and Rails 2.3.8

I'm using Uploadify 2.1.4, and rails 2.3.8. I'm trying to apply the FlashSessionCookieMiddleware fix that is supposed to maintain session information during the uploadify's flash-based request. I've applied this fix after reading some of these guides:

  • Flash uploaders, Rails, cookie based sessions and CSRF: Rack Middleware to the rescue!
  • Uploadify on Rails with Paperclip

However, my session information is still not being carried over. Here's a look at my app configuration:

# config/environment.rb config.load_paths += %W( #{RAILS_ROOT}/config/middleware )


# config/middleware/flash_session_cookie_middleware.rb require 'rack/utils' class FlashSessionCookieMiddleware def initialize(app, session_key = '_session_id') @app = app @session_key = session_key end def call(env) if env['HTTP_USER_AGENT'] =~ /^(Adobe|Shockwave) Flash/ params = ::Rack::Utils.parse_query(env['QUERY_STRING']) env['HTTP_COOKIE'] = [ @session_key, params[@session_key] ].join('=').freeze unless params[@session_key].nil? end @app.call(env) end end ActionController::Dispatcher.middleware.insert_before(ActionController::Base.session_store, FlashSessionCookieMiddleware, ActionController::Base.session_options[:key])


// My Uploadify JS 'fileDataName' : 'file', 'queueID' : 'fileQueue', 'auto' : true, 'multi' : true, 'method' : 'get', 'scriptData' : { session_key: '<%= request.session_options[:key] %>'}

My middleware code is loading properly, Here's what rake middleware displays:

use Rack::Lock use ActionController::Failsafe use FlashSessionCookieMiddleware, "_my_app_session" use ActiveRecord::ConnectionAdapters::ConnectionManagement use ActiveRecord::QueryCache use ActiveRecord::SessionStore, #<Proc:[email protected](eval):8> use ActionController::ParamsParser use Rack::MethodOverride use Rack::Head use ActionController::StringCoercion run ActionController::Dispatcher.new

Then, I try to test out if the last request has valid session/cookie info:

# In Controller logger.info "Session: #{session.inspect}"

Which prints only an empty hash in log/development.log:

Session: {}

[Sniff] Can anyone see what I'm doing wrong?

-------------Problems Reply------------

I was able to get this to work on 2.3.8 with steps as posted here : http://railstips.org/blog/archives/2009/07/21/uploadify-and-rails23/

Only thing I had to modify was flash_session_cookie_middleware.rb to the following:

require 'rack/utils'

class FlashSessionCookieMiddleware
def initialize(app, session_key = '_session_id')
@app = app
@session_key = session_key

def call(env)
if env['HTTP_USER_AGENT'] =~ /^(Adobe|Shockwave) Flash/
@session_key = ActionController::Base.session_options[:key]
req = Rack::Request.new(env)
unless req.params[@session_key].nil?
env['HTTP_COOKIE'] = "#{@session_key}=#{req.params[@session_key]}".freeze


for those guys who want to solved the session problem by uploadify in Rails 3.0, please come here: http://www.damiangalarza.com/posts/ruby-on-rails/using-uploadify-with-rails-3/

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