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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Wrong configuration directive in documentation for enabling Cookies" on Linux
Date Tue, 10 Dec 1996 20:03:55 GMT

Nowhere is "CookieEnable" mentioned in the docs, either in the CVS tree or on
the web site.

	Brian

On Tue, 10 Dec 1996, Aram Mirzadeh wrote:
> Documentation is behind times... it'll catch up.  I'll forward this to the
> doc maintainer for update. 
> 
> 
> Dirk Niemeyer said:
> > 
> > On Mon, 9 Dec 1996, Aram Mirzadeh wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > There is no such command called CookieEnable 
> > > 
> > > [awm@forcep ~webmaster]$ httpd -h | grep Cookie
> > > CookieLog
> > > CookieExpires
> > > CookieTracking
> > > 
> > Well that is exactly the point I was trying to make. Maybe I did not 
> > explain it very well.
> > 
> > I wanted to use cookies, so I was reading the online documentation 
> > delivered with 1.2b1. There is one page (mod_usertrack.html) describing 
> > the user-tracking module. This page says 'there are two directives: 
> > CookieEnable and CookieExpires'. So I used CookieEnable in my config file 
> > and got the error message.
> > 
> > My point is: the documentation is incorrect.
> > 
> > I did not think to use 'httpd -help' first, maybe others do not either. 
> > But I was reading the documentation and got misleaded.
> > 
> > The documentation should be corrected.
> > 
> > Dirk Niemeyer
> > 
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> > 
> > 
> 
> 
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