[Catalyst] Global behaviour modification

Ovid publiustemp-catalyst at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 27 09:25:48 GMT 2010

--- On Sat, 27/3/10, Ovid <publiustemp-catalyst at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Ovid <publiustemp-catalyst at yahoo.com>

> I'm working on an app where users must authenticate (via
> CatalystX::SimpleLogin and a custom ActionRole).  At
> times, users may engage in activity which temporarily makes
> it impossible to take any other action. Hypothetical
> example: users kick off a job which takes 5 minutes to run,
> so we restrict their ability to do *anything* else for that
> 5 minutes. Thus, it would be nice if I could globally
> redirect any authenticated user to something like
> /user/waiting/ or something like that.

Er, actually that would be "disallow any actions requiring authentication". Some portions of the (FAQs, for example) don't require authentication. Thus, if "before execute" was the way to go, I'd need to know whether or not the user is taking an action requiring authentication.

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