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Last Comment Bug 877301 - [meta] network cache rewrite
: [meta] network cache rewrite
Product: Core
Classification: Components
Component: Networking: Cache (show other bugs)
: unspecified
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: mozilla32
Assigned To: Honza Bambas (:mayhemer)
: Patrick McManus [:mcmanus]
: 512849 (view as bug list)
Depends on: cache2enable
Blocks: http_cache 105843 837274
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Reported: 2013-05-29 12:00 PDT by Jason Duell [:jduell] (needinfo me)
Modified: 2015-06-26 16:23 PDT (History)
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Description Jason Duell [:jduell] (needinfo me) 2013-05-29 12:00:31 PDT
This is a meta bug for the necko cache rewrite. Main goals are to 

1) eliminate main-thread jank (from waiting for global lock while cache thread does I/O), which on some systems is >1 second at times.

2) Better crash recovery (don't throw out entire cache at unclean shutdown, and instead detect corrupt entries on a per-entry basis).

Wiki page is

Project also tracked at
Comment 1 Jason Duell [:jduell] (needinfo me) 2013-06-13 14:56:45 PDT
*** Bug 512849 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Honza Bambas (:mayhemer) 2013-06-14 05:21:58 PDT
Assigning just to make it clear me and Michal are working on this, right now.

For patches see:
Comment 3 Honza Bambas (:mayhemer) 2013-09-19 05:41:13 PDT
The plan:
- land the code preff'ed off: bug 913807 (currently blocked only on few reviews, going to land soon!)
- do a/b tests: bug 916750
- pref on: bug 913806

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