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From: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
To: Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@redhat.com>
Cc: tytso@mit.edu, zatimend@hotmail.co.uk,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes@stressinduktion.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] random: add and use memzero_explicit() for clearing data
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:35:35 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20140825203535.GA2038@p183.telecom.by> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1408996899-4892-1-git-send-email-dborkman@redhat.com>

On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 10:01:39PM +0200, Daniel Borkmann wrote:
> +void memzero_explicit(void *s, size_t count)
> +{
> +	memset(s, 0, count);
> +	OPTIMIZER_HIDE_VAR(s);
> +}

BSD seems to name it explicit_bzero().

	Alexey

  reply	other threads:[~2014-08-25 20:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-08-25 20:01 [PATCH] random: add and use memzero_explicit() for clearing data Daniel Borkmann
2014-08-25 20:35 ` Alexey Dobriyan [this message]
2014-08-25 20:38   ` Daniel Borkmann
2014-08-25 23:11 ` Hannes Frederic Sowa
2014-08-27  3:21   ` Theodore Ts'o
2014-12-01 10:27 ` Dan Carpenter
2014-12-01 11:04   ` Daniel Borkmann
2014-12-01 11:29     ` Dan Carpenter
2014-12-01 11:38       ` Dan Carpenter
2014-12-01 13:39         ` Daniel Borkmann
2014-12-01 11:48       ` Daniel Borkmann

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