[webkit-dev] Icon cache clearing
robert delius royar
apple at frinabulax.org
Fri Jun 15 10:08:45 PDT 2007
FWIW, I noticed that after installing Safari 3, the icons are in
In Safari 2 (according to an old backup from late May), they were in
I haven't run Safari 2 since installing 3, but I wondered why 3 had to
find the icons all over again.
Fri, 15 Jun 2007 (09:47 -0700 UTC) Brady Eidson wrote:
> Officially, there's no planned support for switching between Safari 2 and
> Safari 3 repeatedly.
> That said, this is weird - I have switched between Safari 2 and 3 during
> development repeatedly and not noticed this behavior.
> I'd recommend you file a bug at bugs.webkit.org and attach your
> ~/Library/Safari/Icons.db both before you lose all the icons, and afterwards.
> There should be code to guard against this but it seems like it's not working
> in your case, and it might be easy to find out why.
> ? Brady
> Safari/WebKit Engineer
> On Jun 15, 2007, at 5:37 AM, Kevin M. Dean wrote:
>> I'm posting this here since I don't know think it's a bug with webkit, more
>> an issue with the Safari 3 beta logic.
>> Has anyone noticed when switching back and forth between running Safari 3
>> beta and Webkit that everytime you launch Safari 3 it clears the icon
>> For instance I can load a couple of bookmarks under Safari 3 and they
>> appear in my bookmarks bar menu (in a new window since they don't update
>> into the current window), then I can launch webkit and also see the
>> bookmark icons. But when I relaunch Safari 3, it wipes out the icon cache
>> file. It doesn't clear it when simply restarting Safari... only when
>> switching between the two. Quite annoying.
>> Kevin M. Dean
>> Vice President/Multimedia Producer
>> kevin at rhubarbproductions.com
>> Creative Multimedia - Web Design/Hosting, CD-ROMs, Kiosks
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Dr. Robert Delius Royar Associate Professor of English
Morehead State University Morehead, Kentucky
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