[SM-Discuss] Re: Fixing Firefox's "find in page"

Eric Sandall eric at sandall.us
Tue Mar 1 16:22:56 EST 2005

Quoting Jeremy Blosser <jblosser-smgl at firinn.org>:
> As I understand it compreg.dat is a cache which includes information on
> things like the extensions you built with.  You want to remove it because
> your previous build had typeaheadfind in it, and the cache retains that
> info.
> Removing this is completely non-destructive to the user experience as far
> as I can tell.  It doesn't contain your settings or anything like that.  In
> my own builds after removing that file firefox still started with all my
> configs, themes, and downloaded extensions intact.

I'm leary of removing files (no matter how "safe" they seem) from /home/*.
Perhaps just a warning message telling the user what to do?


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