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bug fix for CookieContainer

Hi I just found the fix for this bug and discussed here: http://dot-net-expertise.blogspot.com/2009/10/cookiecontainer-domain-handling-bug-fix.html

Here the solution:

  1. Don’t use .Add(Cookie), Use only .Add(Uri, Cookie) method.
  2. Call BugFix_CookieDomain each time you add a cookie to the container or before you use .GetCookie or before system use the container.

    private void BugFix_CookieDomain(CookieContainer cookieContainer)
    {
        System.Type _ContainerType = typeof(CookieContainer);
        Hashtable table = (Hashtable)_ContainerType.InvokeMember("m_domainTable",
                                   System.Reflection.BindingFlags.NonPublic |
                                   System.Reflection.BindingFlags.GetField |
                                   System.Reflection.BindingFlags.Instance,
                                   null,
                                   cookieContainer,
                                   new object[] { });
        ArrayList keys = new ArrayList(table.Keys);
        foreach (string keyObj in keys)
        {
            string key = (keyObj as string);
            if (key[0] == '.')
            {
                string newKey = key.Remove(0, 1);
                table[newKey] = table[keyObj];
            }
        }
    }


 

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