Status of sandbox/Capsicum support in the Chromium FreeBSD port
rene at freebsd.org
Thu Jan 30 11:27:03 UTC 2014
2014-01-30 Khilan Gudka <Khilan.Gudka at cl.cam.ac.uk>:
> Dear Chromium port maintainer(s)
> I was wondering what the current status was with regards to sandboxing
> renderer processes. In particular, now that Capsicum comes as standard in
> FreeBSD, I'm interested in running Chromium with Capsicum enabled. Robert
> Watson (my supervisor, and whose office is opposite mine) did an initial
> version a few years ago (https://github.com/rwatson/chromium-capsicum) but
> these patches were not upstreamed.
For what its worth, George Liaskos (on chromium@) and I started submitting our
patches upstream, but it will take a while I guess given the number of patches.
> Are there any patches around for the latest port/plans for adding Capsicum
> If not, then I would be very much interested in helping in this regard.
I think it would be best to propose this on the chromium developers list
(chromium-dev at chromium.org) first to see if there is some general interest.
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