gbde destroy doesn't match man page?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sat Aug 23 22:08:52 UTC 2014

In message <20140820215522.GA92455 at>, "Michae
l W. Lucas" writes:

>Playing with GBDE for my FreeBSD disk book, on:
># uname -a
>FreeBSD storm 11.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #6 r269010: Wed Jul 23 11:13:17 EDT 2014     mwlucas at storm:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
>According to the man page, I should be able to destroy all copies of
>the key with gbde destroy <device> -n -1. It's in the examples. When I
>try it I get:

I think that is an oversight in the code.

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