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Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 21:04:07 +0400
From: "Sergey V." <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] further limitation: not writing secret to memory

On 2013-09-18 at 20:48:41, Krisztián Pintér <> wrote:
> Steve Thomas (at Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 7:58:25 PM):
> > I'm pretty sure page locked memory [...] never gets written to swap.
> on a windows box, there are multiple ways of telling the OS not to swap 
> a memory block. but neither of those guarantees anything. i'm not a 
> linux guy, but as i'm informed, you can't do that ony linux either.

I suppose mlock(2) should works on linux.

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