Olivier Goffart ogoffart at
Fri Nov 5 20:27:33 GMT 2004

Le Vendredi 5 Novembre 2004 01:19, Brad Hards a écrit :
> On Fri, 5 Nov 2004 11:06 am, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> > The other threat is that passwords are written to the swap partition.
> > This can only be countered by using mlock'ed char* memory. mlocking
> > QString is impossible (unless you or Qt writes QSecureString).
> QCA 2 will have a QSecureArray, which uses mlock() if available, else uses
> mmap to a file which is then unlinked, and overwritten on exit.
> See
>ev=1.12;content-type=text%2Fx-cvsweb-markup for the implementation.

pinentry-qt has also a fork QString  to create a secure QSecString
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