Bug#155175: shred: -: invalid file type
reassign 155175 fileutils
On 2 Aug 2002, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> Michael Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > reassign 151175 dpkg
> > done
> > On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 01:20:44AM +0200, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> > > - shred standard output
> > >
> > >But:
> > >mrvn@dual:~% shred -
> > >shred: -: invalid file type
> > If you redirect output to a file it will work. Shredding a tty doesn't
> > make much sense, after all.
> A "refusing to shred a terminal" or similar might be more
> descriptive. :) Or a note in the manual.
> > >PS: The manpage says to look at the info page but that shows the
> > >manpage.
> > I'm reassigning this one to dpkg, as it's a continuing install-info bug.
> Wasn't sure where that came from. But the install-ifo bug is probably
> already reported?
How can this be a bug in dpkg, if nothing in dpkg calls it.
Also, the original bug report says nothing about dpkg. It only dealt with
Please, don't blindly reassign bugs to software that have nothing to do with
the problem being reported.