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Date:   Fri, 3 Sep 2021 09:13:43 +0800
From:   Sandy Harris <>
To:     Linux Crypto Mailing List <>,
Subject: memset() in crypto code

Doing this the crypto directory:
grep memset *.c | wc -l
I get 137 results.

The compiler may optimise memset() away, subverting the intent of
these operations. We have memzero_explicit() to avoid that problem.

Should most or all those memset() calls be replaced?

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