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How can my script accept or decline a cookie?

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Contributed by Anonymous Monk on May 10, 2000 at 19:47 UTC
Q&A  > HTTP and FTP clients


Description:

My client send GET request to server, server returns Set-cookie: blah blah how do I send a decline or accept back to server so I can get the page I wanted?

Answer: How can my script accept or decline a cookie?
contributed by merlyn

It should be returning both the page and the cookie. If it's not yet returning the page, it's probably wanting you to remember the cookie, and "click another link".

The LWP package can hold "cookie jars" to automatically send back previously noted cookies. See perldoc lwpcook after installing LWP.

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