Relying on gpg exit code 0?

Adam Funk adam00f at
Wed Jul 6 14:14:04 CEST 2005

Should I be confident about using gpg's return code 0 in a script (run 
automatically by at or cron) to make encrypted backups?  Example:

cd /backup/directory
tar cf user1.tar /home/user1
gpg -er 0x01234567 user1.tar && rm user1.tar


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