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From Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <l...@samba-tng.org>
Subject Re: Observations on fragmentation in SMS pools
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2001 15:50:41 GMT
On Sun, Jul 08, 2001 at 11:04:09AM -0700, Jon Travis wrote:

> Erm, you could always mlock() the memory that gets passed out of the
> pool code.  More than likely, by making some 'secure' pool, you will
> be allocating a lot more than just security data from it (as pools
> tend to be abused), 

one of the original justifications, jon, for sms, was exactly this:
to provide a means to mlock a pool, for security purposes, and not
have to change massive amounts of code.

luke

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