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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Firefox 3 will release with system-killing performance problem

[I think is time to replace sqlite with firebird as db backend for firefox/thunderbird
here is the main issue they found
The problem noted in this bug is a problem in SQLite, not in firefox. They
should be using the O_SYNC argument to open, instead of flushing the whole disk
all the time.


]


Firefox 3.0 will release with a known bug which brings Linux systems to their knees. Firefox's system-killing performance bug

The second-class Linux support policies of the Mozilla foundation continue... I imagine the reasoning went something like it has always gone in the past: "the platform that matters most is the one where we, the Foundation, get the most market penetration."

Webkit, here I come.

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