libgcrypt and patches [CLEANUP_PATCH]

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Sep 5 18:47:42 CEST 2005

On Mon, 5 Sep 2005 11:13:55 +0200 (CEST), Dirk Stoecker said:

> Ok, I try it again. Attached is a minor patch against current svn, which 
> uses GCRYCTL_FINALIZE to get a cleanup of the whole library. When this is
> used, all the loaded memory is freed in a way which (hopefully) brings
> the system to initial state. It should be possible to reuse the library 

I still fail to see the need for it.  Why do you want to remove a non
simple DSO out of your process (which is actually not possible on most
systems) once it has been loaded?



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