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Old 20th May 2019
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Hi All -- After 6.5, Chromium does not run the second time (after installation) on my machine. I have to delete the directory under .config and .cache.
I came across this report which seems to be exactly my situation ...but did not see any fix...
http://openbsd-archive.7691.n7.nabbl...-td364835.html
Is this the current state - or is there a workaround ?
Or have i missed some permissions when installing Chromium ?
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Chromium on OpenBSD began using the unveil(2) security enhancement with release 6.5. It limits the application's ability to access non-standard storage locations. As an example, you might be using a non-standard location for your ~/Downloads directory.

To determine if this is your root cause, run chromium with the --disable-unveil option, and note if there are any changes in behavior.
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I'm running www/iridium (privacy enhanced chrome fork) on a new 6.5 install without issues. I did save my prior ~/.config/iridium and reused it on the new install.

This would suggest several things you could try.

1) See if you get the same behavior with Iridium.
2) Copy your ~/.config/chromium over from another Linux/BSD system - perhaps unveil is preventing the writing of a needed run option to your home directory.
3) If Iridium works, rename the ~/.config directory to chromium.
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