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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-10-24 19:33:32 (GMT)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-10-24 19:33:32 (GMT)
commit14d4cc08832efb724e58944ba2ac22e2ca3143dc (patch)
treefebca1365a5306d5a44b2481ec41f13f4c2defc2 /include
parent1c45d9a920e6ef4fce38921e4fc776c2abca3197 (diff)
parent7185ad2672a7d50bc384de0e38d90b75d99f3d82 (diff)
Merge tag 'random_for_linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/random
Pull /dev/random updates from Ted Ts'o: "This adds a memzero_explicit() call which is guaranteed not to be optimized away by GCC. This is important when we are wiping cryptographically sensitive material" * tag 'random_for_linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/random: crypto: memzero_explicit - make sure to clear out sensitive data random: add and use memzero_explicit() for clearing data
Diffstat (limited to 'include')
-rw-r--r--include/linux/string.h5
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/string.h b/include/linux/string.h
index e6edfe5..2e22a2e 100644
--- a/include/linux/string.h
+++ b/include/linux/string.h
@@ -132,7 +132,7 @@ int bprintf(u32 *bin_buf, size_t size, const char *fmt, ...) __printf(3, 4);
#endif
extern ssize_t memory_read_from_buffer(void *to, size_t count, loff_t *ppos,
- const void *from, size_t available);
+ const void *from, size_t available);
/**
* strstarts - does @str start with @prefix?
@@ -144,7 +144,8 @@ static inline bool strstarts(const char *str, const char *prefix)
return strncmp(str, prefix, strlen(prefix)) == 0;
}
-extern size_t memweight(const void *ptr, size_t bytes);
+size_t memweight(const void *ptr, size_t bytes);
+void memzero_explicit(void *s, size_t count);
/**
* kbasename - return the last part of a pathname.

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