FATAL:/mnt/chromium/rpmbuild/BUILD/chromium-20090818svn23628/src/chrome/browser/zygote_host_linux.cc(57)] Check failed: socketpair(PF_UNIX, SOCK_SEQPACKET, 0, fds) == 0.
Trace/BPT trap (core dumped)
sprewell wrote:This makes Chromium the only BSD-licensed web browser out there, reason enough for a FreeBSD port I'd think.
ninjaslim wrote:OSS was encumbered software, but now it isn't. Yet, it's easier now to keep putting more band-aids on the mess that Linux sound is than to just switch to OSS4.
sprewell wrote:Looks like someone just started working on a Chromium port, in case anybody else wants to pitch in.
jrick, I tried the w3m FreeBSD port but it doesn't compile.
nslay, I agree, I don't see ChromeOS going anywhere because the web stack is fundamentally flawed. You may be interested in the ideas here.
nslay wrote:And if Google wants to rethink OS and security and cater to an Open Source community, why not write a microkernel OS? At the very least, that would certainly be rethinking the OS. There's also security benefits of a microkernel design! But most of all, in an open source community where cutting-edge drivers are often unstable, it sure would be nice if misbehaving drivers didn't crash the system; another hypothetical benefit of a microkernel!
nslay wrote:I'm aware. There's also Microsoft's Singularity.
However, it would also be nice to move away from a Unix-like system. Unix is cool, but its been 40 years and Google has proved to be innovative. I suppose they could use Minix's kernel since thats under the BSDL.
aragon wrote:Possibly plugins like Flash, or more likely HTML5's multimedia features.
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