Lost Newbie

Werner Koch wk at isil.d.shuttle.de
Fri Sep 25 12:14:43 CEST 1998

Richard Lynch <lynch at lscorp.com> writes:

> ./gpg -r -e /pathtosillyfile/test.txt
> Alas, I can't seem to find any output file from this, so my excitement at a
> lack of an error message was premature.

The output file is /pathtosillyfile/test.txt.gpg

It is common for Unix program, not to display messages on success.
You may use the otion "-v" to see some info.

> Then I noticed the -o (--output flag) and tried:
> ./gpg -r -e /pathtosillyfile/test.txt -o /pathtosillyfile/secret.txt

./gpg -r -e -o /pathtosillyfile/secret.txt /pathtosillyfile/test.txt

It is not possible to mix options and arguments.

I can't anwer all your other questions, due to a lack of time [I'm
already answering email this morning for 2 hours].

Someone else?


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