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10.606 memset_explicit


Gnulib module: memset_explicit

The memset_explicit function is an approximation to what is needed, and does not suffice in general to erase information. Although calling memset_explicit should clear the memory in question, the information that was in memory may still be available elsewhere on the machine. Proper implementation of information erasure requires support from levels below C code.

Portability problems fixed by Gnulib:

Portability problems not fixed by Gnulib: