CTRL-D not working?!

Steve Butler sbutler at fchn.com
Thu Mar 18 00:51:24 CET 2004

I thought CTRL-Z was end-of-file on Bill's O/S (Windows and/or MSDOS).
CTRL-D serves that function on Unix type boxes.

-----Original Message-----
From: Moshe Sambol [mailto:moshe at splitc.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2004 2:57 PM
To: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
Subject: CTRL-D not working?!

I downloaded GnuPG today and have started using it.  I'm able to work
with files alright but if I try to use stdin, CTRL-D is ignored by gpg!
I can't terminate the input!

I'm running on WinXP Pro, and I've tried this in a command window as
well as in a cygwin window, same results.  CTRL-D works fine for
anything else I try, like cat, etc.

C:\gnupg>gpg --clearsign

You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
user: "Moshe Sambol <moshe at splitc.com>"
1024-bit DSA key, ID 9B16C593, created 2003-05-19

this is some sample text.
message over.
go away!^D

C:\gnupg>cat > test.txt
mary had a little
lamb.   <press CTRL-D here, it works.>
C:\gnupg>cat test.txt
mary had a little


I feel like something ridiculous is going on here... I've checked the
mailing list archives, no one else seems to have had this problem... any


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