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Re: [SG12] p1315 secure_clear

From: Miguel Ojeda <miguel.ojeda.sandonis_at_[hidden]>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 14:47:03 +0200
On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 2:10 AM Arthur O'Dwyer
<arthur.j.odwyer_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I think it's very important to point out that what "secure_clear" is trying to do is an opposite, much harder problem: it's asking for a mechanism to ensure that some operations are never performed.

No, the proposal is not trying to do that. Please do not read more
into the placeholder name "secure_clear" than what is actually being

There are many possible names we can take (see the paper for some
examples). The current one is just close to SecureZeroMemory from


Received on 2020-04-30 07:50:17