[erlang-questions] How is the mnesia cookie created?

Håkan Mattsson hm@REDACTED
Wed Aug 13 09:19:43 CEST 2014

The cookie is created when the schema (database) is created. The purpose of
the cookie is to prevent mixing different databases.


On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 5:58 PM, Kristoffer Brown <
erlangerintraining@REDACTED> wrote:

> I've run into many different scenarios where I have received mnesia "bad
> cookie" errors. Some make sense from my limited knowledge of mnesia. Some
> don't.
> So, I was hoping somebody could help me determine what the cookie contains.
> Thanks in advance.
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