GPG installation hangs while running package script (Apple bug #24637789)

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12 May, 2017 05:08 PM

I am on macOS 10.12.4. Installation is stuck here for 15-20 minutes.

  1. 1 Posted by Miheer on 13 May, 2017 02:51 PM

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    The installation successfully ended. But another installer for an unrelated software was also stuck at "running package scripts" for a long time. Perhaps there is an issue with my system.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 15 May, 2017 11:51 AM

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    Hi Miheer,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    Could you re-install GPG Suite? No information will be lost - and see if the problem can be reproduced every time.

    All the best,

  3. 3 Posted by Steve on 19 May, 2017 03:03 PM

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    Are there any thoughts on this problem?

    I'm having a nearly identical experience (install is hanging in exactly the same place in the install timeline), except that it's still hanging for over an hour as of this writing.

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Steve on 19 May, 2017 08:39 PM

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    Steve, which exact macOS version are you on?

    Have you re-downloaded GPG Suite and tried to re-install that?

  5. 5 Posted by Miheer on 19 May, 2017 08:54 PM

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    I tried reinstalling (the beta version this time). The problem persists.

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Steve on 19 May, 2017 08:59 PM

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    Should you be available, could you hop on our live chat here:

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Steve on 19 May, 2017 09:29 PM

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    The problem at hand is caused by a bug in macOS. It already exists in Apples bug tracking system and is bug #24637789. We reported this problem in April 2016 and our report #25903636 was set to duplicate state of bug #24637789 so the issue was known prior to our report.

    Please use their feedback form to inform Apple about this problem and ask them kindly to consider investing the time to fix this bug. It may help to add the bug number, so they know which issue you are referring to.

    If the issue is persisting for you, please provide a system diagnostic (run /usr/bin/sysdiagnose in Terminal) during or immediately after the problem occurs. Attach the resulting file to this discussion. We will then forward that information to Apple.

  8. Steve closed this discussion on 07 Aug, 2017 06:28 PM.

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