[webkit-dev] chrooting WebKit

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Mon Apr 6 17:44:09 PDT 2009

There isn't currently an API for doing this.  You're right, though,
that SecurityOrigin.cpp would be the file that would implement this


2009/4/6 Wellu Mäkinen <wellu.makinen at nokia.com>:
> Hi,
> is there an API to limit the WebKit's access to local resources? What I've
> been looking for is kind of chroot() inside of WebKit. So a local file loaded
> e.g from /usr/share/test would only be able to refer to files under
> /usr/share/test. Currently a file loaded from local disk can refer to anywhere.
> I've been looking at SecurityOrigin.cpp but it seems that once the file is
> considered local then it can access any local file.
> Thanks,
> --
> Wellu
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