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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Cookies problem (fwd)
Date Sun, 17 Sep 1995 18:53:23 GMT

I think Brian was our resident cookie monster, but he's otherwise no
longer enganged.

Can anyone help with this...

please respond to Derek.

Forwarded message:
> From <>  Fri Sep 15 13:56:00 1995
> Date: Fri, 15 Sep 95 21:08:35 BST
> From: Derek Mulcahy <>
> Message-Id: <>
> To:
> Subject: Cookies problem
> Hi
> I have just installed Apache-0.8.13 on a Solaris 2.4 machine.
> No problems during the installation but I encountered a problem with
> a CGI application that I have developed.
> I store state information in a Netscape browser by sending cookies using
> the Set-Cookie: header.  It appears that when Netscape passes the cookies
> to another CGI program, via apache, that only the last cookie sent is
> actually passed.
> When I use the same CGI programs on the CERN server I don't have a problem.
> The HTTP_COOKIE environment variable is sent with the two cookies
> separated by a semi-colon and a space.
> >From inspecting the code I think that all of the data is being stored in one
> table element structure.  This is an excellent data compression technique.
> Although I can track it down and even attempt to be witty about it I don't
> think I can suggest a solution.
> Thanks for all your efforts, Apache was easy to install and is very fast.
> Derek Mulcahy, Technical Toys Limited.

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