cgi_cookie_set (3) - Linux Manuals

cgi_cookie_set: Set a browser Cookie


cgi_cookie_set - Set a browser Cookie


#include <cgi/cgi.h>

NEOERR *cgi_cookie_set (CGI *cgi, const char *name, const char *value, 
                        const char *path, const char *domain, 
                        const char *time_str, int persistent, int secure);


cgi - a CGI struct
name - the name of the cookie
value - the value to set the cookie to.
path - optional path for which the cookie is valid. Default
is /
domain - optional domain for which the cookie is valid. You
can use cgi_cookie_authority to determine this
domain. Default is none, which is interpreted by
the browser as the sending domain only.
time_str - expiration time string in the following format


cgi_cookie_set will issue a Set-Cookie header that should cause a browser to return a cookie when required. Note this function does no escaping of anything, you have to take care of that first.

HH:MM: SS GMT. Only used if persistent. Default is one year from time of call. persistent - cookie will be stored by the browser between sessions secure - cookie will only be sent over secure connections