Re: [patch 0/5] Support for sanitization flag in low-level pageallocator

From: Larry H.
Date: Sat May 30 2009 - 03:37:56 EST

On 10:12 Sat 30 May , Pekka Enberg wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 1:58 AM, Andrew Morton
> <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > ?But how to do that? ?Particular callsites don't get to alter
> > ?kfree()'s behaviour. ?So they'd need to use a new kfree_sensitive().
> > ?Which is just syntactic sugar around the code whihc we presently
> > ?implement.
> Unless I am missing something here, we already have kfree_sensitive(),
> we just call it kzfree().

You should test that. The results might be surprising, though.


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