pupeno at pupeno.com
Thu Sep 26 23:01:12 BST 2002
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On Thursday 26 September 2002 17:44, Marc Mutz wrote:
> You can, however, (try to) prevent the passphrase from being written to
> disk by swapping. Memory can effectively be wiped. Disks cannot. What
> was written to disk can still be recovered after hundreds of
> consecutive writes.
By wipping it won't prevent from swapping and ending up on disk, I don't know
aobut a core dump.
To prevent swaping you can use mlock (man mlock).
I've made a patch for using mlock that I've sent to kde-core-devel but wasn't
aproved yet (the mail) so I also sent it to kde-devel as I also will send
this mail. Please, take a look at it (the patch).
Pupeno: pupeno at pupeno.com
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