From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:0.9.1) Gecko/20010607 BuildID: 2001060703 the copy of my preferences in my user profile (from and older build of mozilla) was set to accept cookies that were returned to the originating server. i wanted to change this, so when i opened up mozilla to change it, i was surprised to find that it was reported as accept all cookies. i hit okay with the expectation that it would overwrite my old preference, but it did not. i tried altering the cookie setting to other values and hitting okay and then changing it back and it still did not correctly change the cookie setting. (i tested by attempting to send e-mail with http://mail.yahoo.com) in order to get the cookie setting to actually change, i had to delete my profile and rebuild a new one (actually converted from netscape settings). after i did this, yahoo mail worked fine (sending mail), so the cookie settings seem to be correct. Reproducible: Didn't try Steps to Reproduce: 1. get an older build of mozilla and set it up to accept cookies returned to originating server so that it is saved in your profile. 2. uninstall the old version and install the 2001060703 build 3. try to change the cookie setting to accept all cookies and try to get yahoo mail to work (note, it will only fail to send mail when it has the incorrect setting.) Actual Results: i have not done this because i haven't had time to set up an old build of mozilla and create a profile etc. Expected Results: it should change the cookie setting in your profile to match what you set in the preferences. (and preferably it should report the setting that is in your profile) i believe this problem will implicitly be fixed when multiple user profiles are addressed. probably doesn't need to be addressed specifically.
Assignee: dveditz → morse
Component: Preferences: Backend → Cookies
QA Contact: sairuh → tever
tever, can you reproduce this?
tevor, please let me know if you can reproduce this. Thanks.
Reporter gave a set of steps to reproduce but admitted that he hadn't actually tried it. And q/a person has not responded to my question as to whether he can reproduce this. Therefore I have no alternative but to close this out as works for me. If anyone has evidence that this is still occuring and has a tried and tested set of steps for reproducing, then please reopen.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
has not bee na problem in any prefs testing I've ever done.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
QA Contact: tever → benc
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