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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: apache week and cookies and a patch
Date Sun, 02 Jun 1996 01:19:54 GMT
On Fri, 31 May 1996, Paul Sutton wrote:
> The issue then is whether Apache should be updated to reflect the Netscape
> cookie implementation over and above the HTTP specification. Apache will
> still be HTTP/1.0 compliant, but it will have to be hacked to know that in
> one particular case, it cannot merge multiple headers into one. That is
> what I meant when I referred to the Netscape spec 'breaking' the HTTP/1.0
> spec.
> I've attached a simple patch which does this, if desired. The patch adds a
> new table function, table_add(), in alloc.c which adds a duplicate key
> into a table, then duplicate set-cookie headers as table_add()'ed to the
> outgoing headers in scan_script_header(), if the NETSCAPE_COOKIE_HACK
> define is set.

+1.  Does mod_cookies cause any problems when used in combination with 
CGI's?  Should that be modified too?


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