Symfony 2.4 flash messages

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After upgrading to Symfony 2.4 I got PHPUnit errors. I'm not sure what exactly changed, but the session is not initialized automatically. An extra check is needed:

<ul class="list-unstyled container js-notifications">
{% if app.session and app.session.flashbag %}
    {% for label, flashes in app.session.flashbag.all %}
        {% for flash in flashes %}
            <li class="alert alert-{{ label }} alert-dismissable">
                <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="alert" aria-hidden="true">&times;</button>
                {{ flash }}
            </li>
        {% endfor %}
    {% endfor %}
{% endif %}
{% block notifications %}{% endblock notifications %}
</ul>

In case you are wondering what this code does: It shows the current messages in the flashbag and formats it in Bootstrap style. I've placed the code in the default layout view template.

The js-notifications class is there so I can add notifications generated with JavaScript. I always prefix JavaScript only classes with js. This way I know there is no css class for it and it's used by JavaScript only.