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I'm having an odd problem where my cookies seem to keep on being cleared in Safari. Sometimes this will happen when I quit and relaunch Safari, sometimes it will happen while I'm running Safari, and I've been able to find no pattern for when it happens. I'm on a laptop and frequently connect to various wireless networks, but that doesn't seem to be related to the problem. I do not have Private Browsing turned on, though I've tried turning it on and off again just to make sure it wasn't on. This did not happen in the Safari 3 beta that I was running on Tiger, as far as I know.
Does anyone have any idea why this would be happening? If not, do you have any ideas about good ways to figure out what's going on? So far, I haven't been able to find a pattern; my cookies just disappear sometimes. I don't usually notice right away, but I notice when I go to a site that I was previously logged in to, and suddenly I'm logged out.


Well, it's not the solution, but it looks like one of the causes has been found:
It turns out that the bug in Safari is triggered by... filing a bug report with Apple! There may be other sites that trigger the bug as well, but Apple's bug report website does it reliably any time you view a bug report that you have submitted.
Oh, and Time Machine makes a lovely way of working around the issue. Just do a "Back Up Now" before you use the bug reporter (under the Time Machine dock menu), and then restore your cookies file after Safari eats it (the file is in ~/Library/Cookies).
Message was edited by: Brian P. Campbell (add workaround)

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