GNOME Keyring non-swappable memory

GNOME Keyring now uses memory that is locked in physical RAM for storing
passwords and secrets. Paging keys or passwords to disk is seriously

More info here on the OS requirements, behavior:

There's also a simple API (see above) where applications that link to
libgnome-keyring can use locked memory.

If anyone has comments on the allocator [1], or has insight into
problems that may arise on specific OSs, I'd like to hear from you.

Stef Walter

[1] It's simple and slow allocator:

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]