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Firefox incorporates the Google Safe Browsing extension in its own Phishing Protection feature to detect and warn users of phishy web sites.

In Linux, the periodic updates for the blacklist caused significant amounts of disk activity due to index and cache sizes for the underlying SQLite database. This preference controls a maximum cache size for SQLite that cuts down on the amount of disk activity required during an update.

Possible values and their effects

Maximum size of the SQLite cache during an update, in bytes. Default in Linux is 104857600 (100 MB); elsewhere, -1 (SQLite default).

First checked in

2008-05-02 by Reed Loden (patch by Dave Camp)

Has an effect in

  • Firefox (nightly builds since 2008-05-02)

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