[erlang-bugs] Possible regression in httpc's cookie handling

Ingela Anderton Andin <>
Fri Mar 15 15:53:44 CET 2013


Hi!

Thank you for reporting this. It looks really strange and I must have 
committed it by accident. The change has nothing to do with the with the
rest of the commit. You could try changing it back and see if it helps.
We have a new test case to write.

Regards Ingela Erlang/OTP team - Ericsson AB


Anton Yabchinskiy wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I've encountered a difference in behaviour of HTTP client in
> R15B01 (Debian build) and in R16B (Erlang Solutions build).
> Consider the following code:
> 
> #!/usr/bin/env escript
> 
> main(_Args) ->
>    Profile = some_profile,
>    ok = application:start(inets),
>    {ok, _Pid} = inets:start(httpc, [{profile, Profile}]),
>    ok = httpc:set_option(cookies, enabled, Profile),
>    _Ans = httpc:request("http://www.google.ru/", Profile),
>    io:format("~p~n", [httpc:which_cookies(Profile)]).
> 
> When run with R15B01 it outputs the following:
> 
> [{session_cookies,[{http_cookie,".google.ru",false,"PREF",
>                                 
> "ID=542c81909139855f:FF=0:NW=1:TM=1363356181:LM=1363356181:S=JNFNZBI_nhJC-IIO", 
> 
>                                undefined,session,"/",false,false,"0"},
>                   {http_cookie,".google.ru",false,"NID",
>                                 
> "67=CkprmSvcQFKD7P0pt1FkRHkXZXTe_geBYXy2gk65yJTJyxvIjqm0Mrc7xErtR4xL5qaKsfUMC4oTWsvJze910qRx79VBf66rivfjmN88bVhg9aDd6YS2M3UohXLXT68t", 
> 
>                                undefined,session,"/",false,false,"0"}]}]
> 
> The output for R16B is:
> 
> [{session_cookies,[]}]
> 
> There is no difference in behaviour if profile isn't used.
> 
> I'm not sure, but probably it's related to commit
> 9c85ee8b61c24587a228b3644c37b1b4fdfb7dcb, which includes
> the following change in lib/inets/src/http_client/httpc_handler.erl
> file:
> 
> - handle_cookies(Headers, Request, Options, ProfileName), + 
> handle_cookies(Headers, Request, Options, httpc_manager), %% FOO 
> profile_name
> 
> _______________________________________________
> erlang-bugs mailing list
> 
> http://erlang.org/mailman/listinfo/erlang-bugs



More information about the erlang-bugs mailing list