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Bug 3990 - When session.auto_start=true "cookie is disabled" error displayed on login
When session.auto_start=true "cookie is disabled" error displayed on login
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User login and signup (Other open bugs)
1.5.x
PC All
: Normal normal (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Brion Vibber
bugs.flock.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1531
:
: 5251 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-11-16 03:39 UTC by Zbigniew Braniecki
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Web browser: ---
Mobile Platform: ---
Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments
patch against 1.5.2 (692 bytes, patch)
2005-11-16 03:40 UTC, Zbigniew Braniecki
Details

Description Zbigniew Braniecki 2005-11-16 03:39:22 UTC
When you have session.auto_start=true in php.ini and you login to MediaWiki it
assigns new name to session cookie, but PHP can't change the default one
(http://pl.php.net/manual/en/function.session-name.php#42747).
Despite of that, when later MediaWiki asks for session cookie name by
session_name() method, it returns the new (not the assigned) one.

It's also a PHP bug imho (it should return the really used name).
Comment 1 Zbigniew Braniecki 2005-11-16 03:40:08 UTC
Created attachment 1073 [details]
patch against 1.5.2

this patch adds a if() statement to check if MediaWiki can change the session
cookie name.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2006-01-15 08:05:46 UTC
Applied on CVS HEAD.
Comment 3 martin sarsale 2006-03-14 20:10:38 UTC
*** Bug 5251 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Chris Wiegand 2006-03-24 19:12:00 UTC
In 1.5.7, you can instead replace line 128 of Setup.php with this:

if (!ini_get('session.auto_start')) { // Added in case sessions auto start in PHP
	session_name( $wgCookiePrefix . '_session' );
}

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