[Twisted-Python] Erasing strings from memory?
z3p at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Nov 10 23:29:32 EST 2002
On 10 Nov 2002 at 22:16, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
> Couldn't you use the 'array' module to create a character array which then you
> could manually dump garbage over? (making sure not to use any array
> convenience functions like "tostring" or what-have-you)
Maybe, but I doubt I could send arrays to
functions that expect Python strings. I got a
message from Rich Satz on pycrypto with a C module
that will clear a Python string along with
permission to use it in Twisted. I'll commit it
when I use it in conch.
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