gpg without commands

Werner Koch
Thu Jul 3 10:01:05 2003

On Thu, 3 Jul 2003 08:45:03 +1000, Ben Finney said:

> More accurately, it acts as a filter, and processes anything on 'stdin'
> until end-of-file.

Historical note:  A long time ago we got quite some bug reports "gpg
hangs" when newbie Unix users or Windows users tried it out.  Thus we
added that short - and actual unusual - message when input from stdin
is expected and stdin is connected to a terminal.

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The GnuPG Experts                      
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