Just run an out-of-the-box installation.
Warning: session_start(): open(/var/folders/2x/g_lyxc2n6nqfb2y336376dn40000gn/T/sess_bi24n4jd7jce7jqeflephnu1e4, O_RDWR) failed: Permission denied (13) in /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs/Exalted/sessionManagement.php on line 2
Warning: Unknown: open(/var/folders/2x/g_lyxc2n6nqfb2y336376dn40000gn/T/sess_36n2m8dmq8t5q5svc48k9vlub1, O_RDWR) failed: Permission denied (13) in Unknown on line 0
Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct () in Unknown on line 0