empty variable

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Jan 3 16:02:45 EST 2020

I was going to say also that unless the script was in a protected stack, it WOULD be very trivial to install Livecode, put a breakpoint just before where you delete the variable, then do a memory dump at that point. 

Bob S

> On Jan 3, 2020, at 12:58 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Well its really about what is going on under the hood. Memory dump for Macs is not trivial from what I read. Apparently it involves turning off system integrity and then booting into a special mode. At that point I stopped reading. Not something I care to do with a production system. 
> Bob S
>> On Jan 3, 2020, at 11:58 , JB via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> I have it figured out.
>> You use it to delete each element of the array and
>> that is the same as writing null to each element of
>> the variable.
>> I think they mean if you do not delete each element
>> using this method all you are doing is putting empty
>> into the variable and that would be the same as if
>> you only write a null to the first element of the array.
>> In other words putting empty into the variable is not
>> secure.
>> JB
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