More on in-memory zeroisation

Alan Barrett apb at
Thu Dec 13 15:11:48 EST 2007

On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, Leichter, Jerry wrote:
> You can almost, but not quite, get the desired effect for memory zero-
> ization with "volatile".

I thought that this was guaranteed to work:

	volatile char buf[SIZE];
	/* ... do stuff with buf ... */
	memset(buf, 0, sizeof(buf));

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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