Bug#155175: shred: -: invalid file type
Michael Stone <email@example.com> writes:
> reassign 151175 dpkg
> On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 01:20:44AM +0200, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> > - shred standard output
> >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
> 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
PS: You can make this wishlist if you thinking about doing something
about it or close it if not.