Wipe repeatedly writes special patterns to the file or files to be destroyed, using the fsync() call and/or the O_SYNC bit to force disk access, in order to lessen the chance of data recovery using techniques such as magnetic force microscopy.
Author: <nester [at] users [dot] sf [dot] net>
Maintainer: The T2 Project <t2 [at] t2-project [dot] org>
Remark: Does cross compile (as setup and patched in T2).
Build time (on reference hardware): 100% (relative to binutils)2
Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.08 MB, 16 files
Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.
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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).