[development] Reproducing 'login does not stick' error - what does an expert want me to do?
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Thu Jan 25 08:12:02 UTC 2007
Zohar Stolar wrote:
> Scott McLewin wrote:
>> I'm running the latest 4.7 code (cvs up as of tonight). I have finally
>> managed to reproduce a problem that several of my users have reported, and one
>> that I see chatter on in the d.o forums. It is the/a problem where you log in
>> with a valid username/password, you appear in the list of users that are
>> on-line, but the login does not 'take' and you are given an access denied
>> screen when redirected to path user/##.
>> I can authenticate and create new sessions just fine in FF 2.0. IE7, running
>> on the same physical box, will not complete the authentication.
> I had the same problem and couldn't find enough documentation or hints in D.O.
> Finally, after spending lots of time on finding a solution, I found an ugly
> hack. Yep, When one hasn't the time needed for a good solution, one finds ugly
> hack and hopes the problem disappear in the next release :-[ .
> My observation was that IE ignores the cookies sometimes, regardless of the
> privacy settings. What I did was to:
> Through sites/default/settings.php and .htaccess, I forced the URL to always
> redirect to http://mysite.com (no www)
> Then people stopped calling me for that problem...
> I know this solution might offend certain core developers, but I beg for mercy,
> as I really needed a quick solution :-(
Drupal.org is doing that for years, so it can't be that bad. :p
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