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Re: Vim Crypto package

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  • Wichert Akkerman
    ... You can lock memory with mlock() for this purpose, but you have to be root to do that (it makes for a nice resource starvation problem if you try to
    Message 1 of 9 , Nov 2, 2002
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      Previously Glenn Maynard wrote:
      > You can flag memory as unswappable on any secure OS. GPG probably does
      > this, though probably only for Unix.

      You can lock memory with mlock() for this purpose, but you have to be
      root to do that (it makes for a nice resource starvation problem if you
      try to mlock() lots of things).

      Wichert.

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