GnuPG 1.0.4 and HP-UX 10.20 (mlock vs. plock)

David Hayes david.hayes at
Wed Mar 7 18:43:02 CET 2001

On Wed, Mar 07, 2001 at 10:12:10AM -0600, gnupg-devel at wrote:
> Yes, locking the entire *data* segment is overkill but it's better
> than nothing. What do you all think?

I think that keeping sensitive information from leaking to disk is more
important than the fact that we'll consume a bit more physical RAM.  Go
for it.

David Hayes   Network Security Operations Center  MCI Worldcom Ntwk Svcs
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