[tbb-dev] [tor-project] Tor Browser team meeting notes, 12 Nov 2018

intrigeri intrigeri at boum.org
Thu Nov 15 16:48:52 UTC 2018


> tjr:
> [...]
>   *  Other: I am considering writing a tbb-dev proposal to increase the
> max content processes from 4 to 999. This would increase memory
> consumption, especially for users with a lot of tabs. It would provide
> some small level of tab isolation at the process level, but only for new
> tabs opened, not tabs reused. The security gain contains a lot of "Well
> if the user does this, things are kinda better, but if they do this
> they're no better." So not sure if it's useful, the main draw is that
> it's a 4 character patch, so easy to do, just difficult to decide one.

FWIW, in Tails we had to decrease dom.ipc.processCount to 2 on systems
with less than 3GB of RAM:

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