How does Fedora clean its RAM..?

Joe Zeff joe at
Thu Nov 3 02:39:41 UTC 2011

On 11/02/2011 07:04 PM, Joel Rees wrote:
> You're sure about that? What evidence do you offer? Can you point to
> auto-scrub code paths in all the library APIs for freeing memory?

Unless the next program allocates RAM and reads from it without first 
writing to it, what difference does it make?  And, in the unlikely event 
that some program does this, there's no way of knowing a priori what was 
there before.

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