Status of sandbox/Capsicum support in the Chromium FreeBSD port

Khilan Gudka Khilan.Gudka at
Thu Jan 30 11:33:24 UTC 2014

Hi Rene

On 30 January 2014 11:27, René Ladan <rene at> wrote:

> 2014-01-30 Khilan Gudka <Khilan.Gudka at>:
> > 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 (
> 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.

Is there any sandboxing being done at all currently in the FreeBSD port?


Khilan Gudka
Research Associate
Security Group
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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