[ic] BUG: mv_no_session and [set-cookie]

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Tue Jul 11 18:40:50 EDT 2006

> >> Cookies are set in outgoing HTTP headers, so they're all done by the core
> >> ultimately. It sounds like something of the badness from your extra
> >> cookie
> >> may be affecting the session cookie. Can you paste in the exact
> >> [set-cookie] you were using that broke things?
> >
> >
> > Hi Jon,
> >
> > This should do it:
> >
> > [set-cookie name="testcookie" value="test" expire="Sunday, 01-Jan-2006
> > 12:00:00 GMT"]
> >
> > What you're saying makes sense about the extra cookie affecting the
> > session cookie.  The only aspect of this that that doesn't explain (to
> > me) is the fact that submitting any POST form on the site fixed the
> > problem even with the bad cookie and mv_no_session.  Maybe that was
> > because the session_id was being submitted in those forms?
> This could also be a bug in your browser with the way it is handling
> cookies.  It would be a good idea to check the http headers you're
> getting from Interchange to see if they are correct or not.  That will
> tell you if the problem is in Interchange or your browser.

I can tell you that the problem was the same in Firefox Linux
and IE6 Windows.

I'd be happy to check the http headers if you can give me more
detailed instructions on how to go about that.

- Grant

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