gbde destroy doesn't match man page?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Aug 26 06:23:15 UTC 2014
In message <2945485.ZemF81RAkB at ralph.baldwin.cx>, John Baldwin writes:
>On Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:16:42 AM Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <20140820215522.GA92455 at bewilderbeast.blackhelicopters.org>,
>> 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.
>Can you expand on this? I.e. what should the code do if it is fixed?
Hmm, now that I think about it, -n doesn't make sense because any
one of the four keys can open the volume as needed to blow away the
The manual page should just be fixed.
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