[thelist] Firefox, CMS, and latency

Bob Meetin bobm at dottedi.biz
Mon May 23 10:51:42 CDT 2011

On 05/23/2011 04:16 AM, Chris Dorer wrote:
> You don't even need bash.  Here's an Excellent FF Add-On called SQLite
> Manager: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/sqlite-manager/
> On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 11:24 PM, Steve Axthelm<steveax at pobox.com>  wrote:
>> On 2011-05-21 Mohan Arun wrote:
>>   The places.sqlite file in the firefox profile folder may have become large and fragmented

find . -name '*places.sq*' -exec ls -l {} \;

  0  ./.mozilla/seamonkey/edb6y6jv.default/places.sqlite-journal
  176128  ./.mozilla/seamonkey/edb6y6jv.default/places.sqlite

  790528  ./.mozilla/firefox/___0cas8747.default/places.sqlite
  0  ./.mozilla/firefox/0cas8747.default/places.sqlite-journal
  8163328  ./.mozilla/firefox/0cas8747.default/places.sqlite
  66176  ./.mozilla/no-firefox/jcuj5m6g.default/places.sqlite-journal
  155648  ./.mozilla/no-firefox/jcuj5m6g.default/places.sqlite

I don't know what constitutes large orfragmented enough to create a problem, but the above is what I see.  So seamonkey as well uses places.sql. Is the idea that this sqlite program works like fsck to clean up the table/data?  Any potential harm in installing and running it?

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