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From Jacek Prucia <>
Subject Re: flood and cookies
Date Tue, 10 Sep 2002 14:33:34 GMT
On Mon, 9 Sep 2002 17:24:07 +0100
Leon Brocard <> wrote:

> Heya,
> I'm having a look at flood in comparison to ab and there's one thing
> I'm not quite clear on. The source indicates it supports cookies in
> the round robin mode. Do I need to enable that?

No, they work automatic out of the box. However, we aim for 'full user
control' so in near future that automatic behaviour might become

> Actually, what I need
> to do is set a cookie to a specific value for testing purposes. How
> would I do that?

Just set a cookie with some script. For example:

   <!-- script below schould send Set-Cookie header -->
   <!-- previously recieved cookie is sent with request -->

I haven't looked at RFC yet, but looks like we have a very basic cookie
support. We dont take Domain, MaxAge, Path and other atributes into
account when sending cookie. Additionally cookie code has FIXME
comments, so this looks like a thing to put on my TODO list :)

Jacek Prucia S.A.

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