Piping stdout to more or less?
Fri Aug 24 10:50:01 2001
On Thu, 23 Aug 2001 21:40:18 -0700 (PDT), Robert A Knop said:
> When I run either
> gpg --decrypt file.gpg | more
> gpg --output=- file.gpg | more
Use the second form, cause gpg would otherwise create "file" from
"file.gpg". This is similar to gzip. Or pipe the data to gpg and the
output will go to stdout.
> things don't work as they ought to. I don't see the prompt for the
> password; this is unsurprising, since it's probably lost somewhere in the
> pipe. I type my passphrase, and then the cleartext is priunted to
I never seen such problems and I am using it regulary.
> I've also tried less, with the same problem. Instead, all of the keys I
> press are echoed back to the screen after the More prompt at the bottom of
What version of GnuPG are you using and what operating system?
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