CapROS: The Capability-based Reliable Operating System

CapROS is a new operating system that merges some very old ideas about capabilities with some newer ideas about performance and resource management. The result is a small, secure, real-time operating system that provides orthogonal persistence.


CapROS Overview Mailing List
Programmer's Guide Kernel Development Guide
Building CapROS Project Summary on SourceForge
Design Notes Mailing list for CVS updates
The EROS System The KeyKOS system


The CapROS project is led by Charles Landau.

CapROS is the continuation of the EROS project. CapROS owes a great debt to Jonathan Shapiro and all who supported that project.

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