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SubjectRe: encrypted swap [was: The disappearing sys_call_table export.]
> > Do you see more options ?
> > Anyway, it should probably be policy controlled.
> These are all very good options, ofcourse things get hairy don't they :)

Certainly. Option 3 certainly doesn't have to be implemented in the first
version :)
In fact, the first version could ignore the core dump issue and setrlimit
will be used to avoid core dumps of sensitive processes. In the future,
it can be handled more gracefully.

> Perhaps in the beginning either 1, 2 and 4 as per a system wide dump
> policy. May be even a setrlimit extension and use that as a jump point to
> make a per user policy?

Makes sense. Only when 3 is implemented, a special /proc interface is
required. For everything else, setrlimit will suffice.

> Cheers,
> Ahmed.


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