An updater for desktop client software using Chromium code and tools.
The updater will be built from a common, platform neutral code base, as part of the Chrome build. The updater is going to be a drop-in replacement for Google Update/Omaha/Keystone and could be customized by 3rd party embedders to for updating non-Google client software, such as Edge.
The desktop platforms include Windows, macOS, Linux.
There are many reasons to start a new code base for this:
The existing Omaha/Keystone design, implementation, and production issues apply to this project as well.