questions: no input file, and pascal programming

Philipp Schafft src=gnupg at
Sun May 3 11:49:40 CEST 2009


On Sun, 2009-05-03 at 10:22 +0100, Philip wrote:
> So far I have figured out that on windows if I enter the command
> gpg -eat -r [recipient key]
> I get a prompt on the console
> If I then type a message, followed by <enter> control-Z <enter>
> then gpg will encrypt the message and dump the pgp text to the screen,
> or to a file if I used the -o [filename] option.
> However on linux control-Z just terminates the program (no pgp text)
> Does anyone know the official, correct console way to get pgp to
> terminate and output the encrypted text from console?
> I'm amazed that it just doesn't seem to be documented anywhere.

Take a look at the ASCII table (man ascii :). There is ^D (EOT - end of
transmission) for this. This is used by all systems I'm aware of but
window$. Don't know why they use something diffrent, maybe just to be
diffrent and break the standard.

 (Rah of PH2)
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