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safe encrypting process?

On Mon, 2004-02-02 at 19:36, Steve wrote:
> > shred -u foo.txt* (shred the old plaintext file and any backup copies
> of it)
> > shred -u foo.txt* (to get rid of plaintext file and any backup copies)

Do note that if the file is stored on a journalling file system (such as
ext3, jfs, reiserfs, etc) the shred command is a complete waste of time.

"... one of the main causes of the fall of the Roman Empire was that,
 lacking zero, they had no way to indicate successful termination of
 their C programs."  --  Robert Firth

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