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Re: lynx-dev Post-query bug (2nd try)

From: brian j. pardy
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Post-query bug (2nd try)
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 1998 12:10:45 -0800

On Sun, Nov 29, 1998, Elwin Oost wrote:
> Hi,
> I think I found a bug in the Cookies section when one dumps the 
> output immediately with a post query.
> I want to fetch a post_data page from a site which redirects with a 
> 302 (indeed, Microsoft) and keeps track of the user with a cookie. 
> This didn't work, I checked all the switches and then dug into the 
> Lynx code to see whether I had missed one, and then (probably) 
> found the bug:
> LYCookie's store_cookie calls HTAlert's HTConfirmCookie for 
> permission to store it. However, one of HTConfirmCookie's 
> requirements is that the domain entry de isn't empty. However, with 
> dump_output_immediately it stays NULL.
> Hope this helps, please let me know,

I took a look at this code, and I agree with your summary. I made a few
simple attempts at fixing it that didn't work. I'm very unfamiliar with
the dump_output_immediately code and why it does things differently. 

This looks to be around line 390 in LYCookie.c.

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