why is an existing file not overwritten by output-file?

Steve Butler sbutler@fchn.com
Wed Jun 5 18:33:02 2002

(rm output.gpg; mysqldump database | gpg -o output.gpg -e
--default-recipient andreas)

-----Original Message-----
From: akorthaus@web.de [mailto:akorthaus@web.de]
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 4:32 AM
To: akorthaus@web.de; gnupg-users@gnupg.org
Subject: Re: why is an existing file not overwritten by output-file?

Is there another possibility instead of:

rm output.gpg | mysqldump database | gpg -o
output.gpg -e --default-recipient andreas

But that doesn=B4t work, the file is removed, but nothing else happens. =
what happens, if 'output.gpg' does not exist?
Overwriting would be the best idea, but how?

--  Andreas

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