Last Comment Bug 403228 - Cookie logging instructions for Mac OS X
: Cookie logging instructions for Mac OS X
Status: VERIFIED FIXED
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Product: www.mozilla.org
Classification: Other
Component: General (show other bugs)
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: PowerPC Mac OS X
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Assigned To: Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email)
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Reported: 2007-11-09 11:10 PST by Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email)
Modified: 2012-08-23 00:16 PDT (History)
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Add Mac OS X instructions for cookie logging (1.55 KB, patch)
2007-11-09 11:10 PST, Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email)
dwitte: review+
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Updated and synced, comments addressed (3.70 KB, patch)
2007-11-09 12:10 PST, Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email)
samuel.sidler+old: review+
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Description Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2007-11-09 11:10:27 PST
Created attachment 288025 [details] [diff] [review]
Add Mac OS X instructions for cookie logging

I saw in sdwilsh's blog about the Cookie Monster that we're looking for Mac OS X version of the logging instructions.  The Linux instructions are pretty close, but I've tweaked them a bit to make them more Mac-friendly.

Two notes: 

1) I've used "Firefox" here because Firefox users are the ones who will need this, but that's inconsistent with the rest of the file ("Mozilla").

2) Also, "cookies.log" will get uploaded as application/octet-stream by default, which means MIME type tinkering on the bug if anyone wants to read the log there.  I'm happy to change the filename to "cookie-log.txt", but then we'll be using two different filenames.

I'm happy to do the legwork to sync the rest of the page for #1 (and/or #2 if we decide to do that), of course.
Comment 1 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2007-11-09 11:25:35 PST
Sam pointed out I forgot to excise one "Mozilla" in 

+    <li>Run Mozilla by typing "./firefox-bin" and pressing Return (note that

which I can fix next go-round.
Comment 2 dwitte@gmail.com 2007-11-09 11:25:46 PST
Comment on attachment 288025 [details] [diff] [review]
Add Mac OS X instructions for cookie logging

r=me, thanks!

i agree with both of your points; can you update the page to be consistent?

i'm also not really sure why under the linux part we recommend changing to the installation directory and running "./mozilla", as opposed to just running the system mozilla... i suppose that prevents confusion in the case of multiple installed versions, though. so that can stay.

there's also a copy of this page at 
http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Creating_a_Cookie_Log ... not really sure what we should do with that :/
Comment 3 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2007-11-09 12:10:23 PST
Created attachment 288035 [details] [diff] [review]
Updated and synced, comments addressed

It's all Firefox, all cookies-log.txt, all the time.  Sam also did a bit of sanity-checking the Windows paths for 2007 era for me.
Comment 4 Samuel Sidler (old account; do not CC) 2007-11-09 12:19:41 PST
Comment on attachment 288035 [details] [diff] [review]
Updated and synced, comments addressed

r=me
Comment 5 Samuel Sidler (old account; do not CC) 2007-11-09 12:20:26 PST
Checking in mozilla-org/html/projects/netlib/cookies/cookie-log.html;
/www/mozilla-org/html/projects/netlib/cookies/cookie-log.html,v  <--  cookie-log.html
new revision: 1.4; previous revision: 1.3
done

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