[Catalyst] How to do pass-through login?

Larry Leszczynski larryl at emailplus.org
Fri Jul 10 20:38:43 GMT 2009

Hi Gunnar -

> Thanks to all who answered my post regarding pass-through login! It put 
> me on the right track and it works like a charm now.
> In my solution I have an action, Catalyst::Action::Restricted, which I 
> put on the subroutines which require a logged-in user 
> (:ActionClass('Restricted')). If no user is logged in, then the request 
> state is saved and the user forwarded to the login page.
> I think it would be helpful to the next guy to improve the Cookbook with 
> a more elaborate example on how to implement this. The current paragraph 
> is a little thin, IMHO.

I'd be interested to see what you finally came up with.  Maybe you could
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