[PATCH] Use memzero_explicit to clear local buffers

Herbert Xu herbert at gondor.apana.org.au
Tue Jan 6 13:54:54 MST 2015

On Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 08:42:26PM +0100, Giel van Schijndel wrote:
> Question: are you sure the compiler won't optimize the call to memset(0)
> way if it's immediately followed by kfree()?

Yes it won't be optimised away.  However, you could use kzfree.

> Another actually does change a stack-allocated buffer, I'll split that
> one off right away.


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