Last modified: 2006-04-04 02:42:48 UTC
If $wgDBprefix is set and $wgCookiePrefix not equal to $wgDBname, problem with
persistent logins occurs (i.e. the system doesn't remember user even if
appropriate options is set). In file includes/User.php the system tries to use
$wgDBname as cookie prefix on setting and then $wgCookiePrefix on getting the
See also bug #1396.
Created attachment 1494 [details]
quick and dirty patch
Proposed patch looks to solve the problem, but not yet well tested.
Fixed in trunk, r13436. Per patch, plus fixes in User::logout().
OK, thanks. How long does it takes for fix to appear in current CVS version?
We're no longer using CVS due to SourceForge's unannounced and unexplained
downtime. The SVN repo is now maintained at http://svn.wikimedia.org and there's
no lag for anonymous reads. More information at
Thanks, Rob. BTW, there's no any notes about SVN on
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Download -- is it just temporarily situation and
will be fixed soon?
Brion's in the process of updating that documentation, etc. now.