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Monthly Archives: May 2012

slow sql in xpcshell testing


One of the best things about performance monitoring is that it sometimes shows up problems in very unexpected areas.  Yesterday while working on some improvements to telemetry, I noticed that the telemetry packets being sent had information for slowSQLStartup.  That is, there were some SQL queries (4 of them, to be exact; 3 unique queries) […]

statement wrappers have been deprecated


It’s a lot of fun removing old code; it’s less fun when removing that old code breaks lots of things.  That’s what happened when bug 589032 was checked in to mozilla-central last week. We had deprecated mozIStorageStatementWrapper over a year ago; bug 589032 removed mozIStorageStatementWrapper in favor of using mozIStorageStatement directly. As there have been […]