do_plaintext() error message
Wed Apr 23 22:43:03 2003
Perhaps I'm all wet, but wouldn't the output from both tar and time be sent
via the pipe to gpg? Somehow I think there will be problems since tar is
being told to send output via STDOUT and time writes by default to STDOUT.
Try it without time.
From: Hunter, Bryan [mailto:Bryan_Hunter@archway.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2003 12:12 PM
Subject: do_plaintext() error message
Could some one please explain what the following error message means and in
particular whether the output is corrupt in some way?
gpg: do_plaintext(): wrote 46305280 bytes but expected 4096 bytes
This was the result of entering a command like this.
time tar -cvf - directory | gpg --output outfile --encrypt --recipient keyid
Here "directory" is a directory, "outfile" is the output file, and "keyid"
is the recipient. This is GnuPG 1.0.6 running under RedHat 7.2. A
decryption by PGP seemed to work.
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