Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 930
must log in repeatedly when using lynx to enter bugs
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:49 EDT
When using lynx (lynx-2.8.1-5) to access BugZilla, the
login page appears repeatedly. The system (not sure which
piece: BugZilla or Lynx) does not seem to "remember" that
I have already logged in. Four or five times.
Specifically, when I select the "Commit" link at the bottom
of this form, I will probably get prompted to log in.
------- Additional Comments From 01/23/99 16:03 -------
Yup. Lynx displayed the login page again, before showing me the
confirmation page. Then, when I select "View Bug#930", I get to
Now I get to log in again just to add this comment. *sigh*
(finally gave up - using Netscape this time)
A possibly relevant point is that Lynx was NOT offered a cookie by
BugZilla. Don't know if that's how it works, but figured I'd point
I want to point out that Bugzilla also forgot to put the e-mail
address into the comment header!
The original bugzilla was not designed to support lynx at all. I have
been slowly re-working the code to allow lynx to be usable without too
much pain, but as you have seen, it's not there yet. It is a work in
------- Email Received From Adam Thompson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 02/01/99 17:48 -------
Also, fo some reason this bug report shows "Email Received From Adam Thompson",
but does not give any links to actual e-mail.
I see the same behavior using Netscape.
Newest versions of Lynx seem to work fine now with storing cookies given by
reopen this bug if this is not the case.