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From: Nathanael Hoyle <nhoyle@...>
Subject: Re: Advice about security solution
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 14:21:02 -0600
unaos wrote:
> On 06:30 Wed 09 Nov     , Brian G. Peterson wrote:
> 
>>Also, you should seriously consider making your compressed file in a RAM disk 
>>instead of in /tmp, to avoid any issues with disk scanning. (I know these are 
>>system logs that are already on the system disk in plain-text, but it never 
>>hurts to think about what might get left behind somewhere).
> 
> 
> How can bash script do malloc() ?

The poster did not mention malloc.  The poster suggested a RAM disk.
shmfs on a mount point would satisfy this requirement without needing to
introduce the complexity of malloc into the bash script.

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Nathanael Hoyle
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