Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Return to Main Contents
memfrob - frobnicate (encrypt) a memory area
#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
void *memfrob(void *s, size_t n);
function encrypts the first n bytes of the
memory area s by exclusive-ORing each character with the number
The effect can be reversed by using
encrypted memory area.
Note that this function is not a proper encryption routine as the XOR
constant is fixed, and is suitable only for hiding strings.
function returns a pointer to the encrypted memory
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see
function is unique to the
GNU C Library.
This page is part of release 4.15 of the Linux
A description of the project,
information about reporting bugs,
and the latest version of this page,
can be found at
- RETURN VALUE
- CONFORMING TO
- SEE ALSO
This document was created by
using the manual pages.
Time: 01:07:56 GMT, September 19, 2018