[Mediawiki-l] MW seems to get confused when IP address of client machine changes while user is logged in

Dan Nessett dnessett at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 10 21:35:46 UTC 2011

On Wed, 09 Nov 2011 13:20:47 -0800, Brion Vibber wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 11:56 AM, Dan Nessett <dnessett at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> [snip]
>> This problem is a bear to analyze. I have not been able to develop a
>> reliable way to reproduce the problem. However, I have found a way to
>> reproduce a related problem intermittently. I have put details in the
>> bug report - https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32122.
> What problems remain other than the ones I noted previously as being
> known problems or expected behavior?
> -- brion

I have figured out a way to reliably reproduce the problem described in 
comment 12 of the bug ticket (https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?
id=32122). Details are in comment 13. This is not the original problem, 
but analyzing it may provide some hints as to the cause of original 

-- Dan Nessett

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