Chris, I retract that "no dice." It did work after all. Thank you so very much.
FYI, I was encountering the problem in both Firefox (1.5) and IE (6) on the PC. Again, thanks a lot. Andrew On 8/15/06, Andrew Darby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Thanks, Chris. I tried this; no dice. On 8/14/06, Chris <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Andrew Darby wrote: > > Hello, all. This is more of a php problem, but i'm not on the general > > list and um the cookie problem is part of a php/mysql application . . > > . . > > > > So, I have an application where university faculty can enter their > > publications in a "scholarly database", but this data can also be > > entered by a proxy (i.e., grad student or secretary). I have a number > > of cookies that I set and then kill again when someone hits the logout > > button: > > > > setcookie ('becool', '', time() - 86400); > > setcookie ('user_id', '', time() - 86400); > > setcookie ('andyouare', '', time() - 86400); > > setcookie ('supereditor', '', time() - 86400); > > setcookie ('now_editing', '', time() - 86400); > > header('Location: index.php?type=logout'); > > > > (the user_id is the id of the person who logged in (through LDAP), the > > now_editing is the id of the person whose records are being edited > > (i.e., staff member #19 is the user, but they're editing faculty > > member #34's work).) > > > > When I look at the cookies on the page they're redirected to (through > > the firefox web developer extension), they're all gone. And the > > becool cookie is definitely unset (or else you'd be able to visit > > pages that require authentication). But when someone logs back in, > > and I do my check to see if the person logged in is acting as > > themselves or on the behalf of someone, the cookie is magically set to > > the last person that had now_editing set. If the browser window is > > killed, however, the cookie really is killed. > > If you're using IE it could be related to this issue: > > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=php-general&m=111396707507122&w=2 > > Try adding a path to the end even if it's just '/'. > > setcookie ('now_editing', '', time() - 86400, '/'); > > -- > Postgresql & php tutorials > http://www.designmagick.com/ >
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