[Mailman-Users] Fix to Not Able to Use Admin Pages

Chuck Dale bug at aphid.net
Mon Jul 17 15:52:16 CEST 2000

Wrote Steve Lay on Mon, Jul 17, 2000 at 01:05:59PM +0100:
> Chuck Dale <bug at aphid.net> wrote:
> >Anyone working on finding this bug? There have been about 5 threads from
> >people with similar problems over the past month without any resolutions
> >other than (delete the list, create it again, delete your cookies -
> >choose one of the above).
> My guess is that there may be more than one thing going on here and that is
> why this problem is getting to people so much.
> The bug is triggered when your browser has more than one cookie from the
> mailman server - when the browser sends them with the next request the
> server gets confused.  That's why deleting all your mailman cookies is a
> valid workaround.

Ok that makes sense. Some of the problems are with multiple cookie bug.

The remaining problem, and the one that hit me, is that of the cookie
not working - multiple cookies or no. I had no idea where to start
debugging - there were no errors in any of the logs. Removing the list
and adding it again solved everything.


               [ charles hamilton dale <bug at aphid.net> ]

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