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Re: [Lynx-dev] Finally got cookie file to save (2.8.7rel.1)

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Finally got cookie file to save (2.8.7rel.1)
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 20:35:45 -0500
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On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 08:28:41PM -0700, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> I've had Lynx version 2.8.7rel.1 for a while, and was never able to get 
> it to save my cookies before. I *finally* got it working, and I don't 
> know if the error was a program bug or a documentation bug.
> # COOKIE_SAVE_FILE is the default file in which persistent cookies are
> # stored at exit, if Lynx was compiled with USE_PERSISTENT_COOKIES and the
> # PERSISTENT_COOKIES option is enabled.  The cookie save file can also be
> # specified on the command line.
> #
> # With an interactive Lynx session, COOKIE_SAVE_FILE will default to
> # COOKIE_FILE if it is not set.  With a non-interactive Lynx session (e.g.,
> # -dump), cookies will only be saved to file if COOKIE_SAVE_FILE is set.
> #
> #COOKIE_SAVE_FILE:~/.lynx_cookies
> See, the documentation says it's not necessary for an interactive  
> session, but I found that it *was* necessary. That is the only way I got 
> the file to appear.
> Whew.
> (And yes, COOKIE_FILE was already set.)

(just checking - I don't see anything obviously incorrect in the logic).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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