Error when using gpg in a cron job

Jens Kubieziel gnupg at
Sat Mar 27 00:17:48 CET 2004

* Kurt Fitzner schrieb am 2004-03-26 13:08:01:
>   cat /root/.gnupg/pass | $GPG --passphrase-fd 0 --quiet \
>     --output $SIGNED --clearsign $REPORT
>   gpg: cannot open `/dev/tty': No such device or address
> For some reason, gpg is trying to open up a tty directly - for what 
> reason, I don't know.

--no-tty  Make  sure that the TTY (terminal) is never used for any out-
          put.  This option is needed in some cases because GnuPG some-
          times prints warnings to the TTY if --batch is used.
Jens Kubieziel                         
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