C/C++ API for GnuPG

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Mon Apr 21 19:35:02 2003

On Sat, 19 Apr 2003 17:02:27 -0400, Jason Harris said:

> The library knows which page(s) to lock and should request that whether
> it runs inside GPG or another app.

No, it can't.  Under a lot of OSes it is not possible to protect
against paging or you need to have root capabilities to do so.  Noone
would do this in a library.

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