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OJS 2.3.4: login/logout bug?

Postby fonzman » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:25 am

I am running an installation of OJS 2.3.4 and encountered a strange bug.

After a user logs in, there are certain pages where the logout-button does not work!
If the user visits 'home', 'about', 'search' and probably other pages, logout simply returns him to the page he was currently viewing, but he remains logged in. If the user visits his 'user home' and clicks logout, the logout works - most of the time (but not always!). I even encountered situations, where the user is shown logged out on some pages ('search' for example) but remains shown as logged in on other pages! This usually results in a non-working environement, which is only solved by deleting the browser-cache or closing/reopening the browser.

Tested in Firefox 5.0 and Internet Explorer 9.0 (with and without compatibility-mode). So it seems browser-independent.

Do you have any ideas about this, or is it already marked as a bug?
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Re: OJS 2.3.4: login/logout bug?

Postby asmecher » Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:19 am

Hi fonzman,

My apologies for the extreme delay in responding -- your post was trapped in a moderation queue we don't generally use.

Can you clarify whether this is still an issue? If so, it sounds to me like it may be related to APC; if your server uses APC, have a look at http://pkp.sfu.ca/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8151.

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