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See Firefox Bug #206203, my posts there. Cookie problem. Browser doesn't log in automatically.

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Core
Networking: Cookies
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: RogerWilco, Assigned: Darin Fisher)

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Mac OS X
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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040714
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8a2) Gecko/20040714

Mozilla unable to retain allegedly saved login cookies from many sites where
that option exists, e.g., Compuserve, Morningstar, Comcast, Hewlett-Packard, to
name a few. 

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Join Morningstar Premium, then log in, checking box to retain cookie.
2.Log out
3.Log in again

Actual Results:  
Login info is lost

Expected Results:  
Login info is retained

Mac OS 10.3.4, G4 Powerbook. This is a very old problem which I've been dealing
with through many builds with new profiles each time, and on several different
Macs and PCs. I've tried brand-new cookie files too, to no avail.
So how's this not a duplicate of bug 206203 ?

Comment 2

13 years ago
bug 206203 got morphed into an aviary-only bug (a recent regression). this,
apparently, is older...

reporter, please generate a cookie log for the affected sites, per 
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/netlib/cookies/cookie-log.html, and attach it here.
(Reporter)

Comment 3

13 years ago
1. I'm using Macs and don't know how to generate a Mac cookie log. The link
provided applies to Linux and Windows only.

2. This is no different from #206203 except that it applies to Mozilla instead
of Firefox. I thought each browser had its own list. Sorry if I've been mistaken.

Comment 4

13 years ago
Assuming this is still a problem with newer builds.
Open up Terminal(/Applications/Utilities)
if you use tcsh
setenv NSPR_LOG_MODULES cookie:4
setenv NSPR_LOG_FILE ~/cookies.log
/Applications/Mozilla.app/Contents/MacOS/mozilla-bin
if you use bash just use the linux directions except with diffrent paths.

Note I don't use/know Mac I got this from google.
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