GPGMail: Decryption fails with unknown error

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Mark Nottingham

21 Feb, 2017 01:17 AM

Trying to decrypt a message gives:

An unknown error occurred while decrypting this message.

GPG error message:
gpg: decrypt_message failed: Unknown system error

To see the decrypted message.

macOS           10.12.3     16D32
GPG Suite       2017.1b2    31b 
GPGMail         2.7b2       1192b
GPG Keychain    1.3.3b1     1249b
GPGServices     1.11        916 
MacGPG2         2.0.30-1b2  887-
GPGPreferences  2.0.2b2     912b
Libmacgpg       0.7         775 
pinentry        0.9.7       4
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 29 Mar, 2017 04:16 PM

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    Hi Mark,

    we believe that this issue has been fixed in GPG Suite 2017.1b3.
    It would be great if you could install the newest GPG Suite and let us know if you're able to decrypt this message now.


  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 24 May, 2017 05:20 PM

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    Closing, since no further user feedback was received. Should your problem persist, feel free to re-open this discussion any time.

    All the best, steve

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 24 May, 2017 05:20 PM.

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