[OpenAFS] Re: Salvager running repeatedly

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Wed, 24 Mar 2010 10:47:46 -0500

On Wed, 24 Mar 2010 11:29:48 -0400
Dan Hyde <drh@umich.edu> wrote:

> > 
> > Absolutely not meant as a personal comment, but it's important to
> > remember fileserver cores may contain your cell-wide key, and you
> > definitely don't want to share them publicly without verifying that
> > they don't.

Augh, yes, sorry. Certainly don't just give it to the list, nor just
throw it in ~atossava/ or anything like that. Anyone you give it to you
must trust. "Would you be willing to share" is an actual question, not
just a nicety, since the answer is often very reasonably 'no'.

But I didn't actually mention the danger; thank you, Simon, for saying

> And ensure your efforts to remove the KeyFile content do not
> accidentially remove some other random bytes of unrelated material,
> thus leaking your KeyFile content by the fact you removed it from the
> core file.
> I'd love to share core files, but worry I'll mess up.

In at least this case, just asking for dbx/gdb commands is painless

Andrew Deason