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Last Comment Bug 726189 - get rid of search engine "used" attribute, since it causes unnecessary I/O
: get rid of search engine "used" attribute, since it causes unnecessary I/O
Product: Firefox
Classification: Client Software
Component: Search (show other bugs)
: Trunk
: All All
: -- normal (vote)
: Firefox 15
Assigned To: Raymond Lee [:raymondlee]
: Florian Quèze [:florian] [:flo]
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Reported: 2012-02-10 15:06 PST by :Gavin Sharp [email:]
Modified: 2012-05-26 05:21 PDT (History)
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v1 (2.49 KB, patch)
2012-05-21 23:45 PDT, Raymond Lee [:raymondlee] review+
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Patch for checkin (2.77 KB, patch)
2012-05-23 21:00 PDT, Raymond Lee [:raymondlee]
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Description :Gavin Sharp [email:] 2012-02-10 15:06:04 PST
Bug 467890 added a "used" annotation in engineMetaDataService to support tracking the first-use of default search plugins, so that we can trigger an update check. We haven't made use of that functionality (bug 511017), and in the mean time, this is causing us to hit the disk the first time a default search engine is used. and also increasing the odds of needing to write metadata, since it's the only use of the engineMetaDataService that's triggered by a common user action (simply using the search bar).

I think we should get rid of the "used" attribute for the moment. It's easy to re-introduce if we ever do end up investing in the work required to complete bug 511017.
Comment 1 :Gavin Sharp [email:] 2012-02-29 12:15:57 PST
The changeset that added it:
Comment 2 Raymond Lee [:raymondlee] 2012-05-21 23:45:44 PDT
Created attachment 625906 [details] [diff] [review]
Comment 3 :Gavin Sharp [email:] 2012-05-22 11:10:16 PDT
Comment on attachment 625906 [details] [diff] [review]

Comment 4 Raymond Lee [:raymondlee] 2012-05-23 21:00:17 PDT
Created attachment 626686 [details] [diff] [review]
Patch for checkin

Pushed to try and waiting for results
Comment 5 Raymond Lee [:raymondlee] 2012-05-24 20:27:12 PDT
Passed Try
Comment 6 Daniel Holbert [:dholbert] 2012-05-25 12:30:02 PDT
Comment 7 Ryan VanderMeulen [:RyanVM] 2012-05-26 05:21:02 PDT

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