Empty passphrase issue

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11 Dec, 2017 04:42 PM

I have a problem in all gpgtools after update.

I always used empty passphrase because for me is keys secure enough.

After update, i am really not sure which one, but i started maybe a half a year ago, i cannot use signed emails etc.

Every time it will popup with this window, twice ...

End when i confirm my zero passphrase there ... and try to send an email, this will come up:

I have no idea why it started happening, and i was not able to find any similar issue here or elsewhere.

Can You help me with that please?

  1. 1 Posted by spenat28 on 11 Dec, 2017 04:47 PM

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    Yet another issue comes with that - when it opens this error, i am not able to close email windows. It simply does nothing. I have to close whole app.

    But it is not important as issue above.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Luke Le on 13 Dec, 2017 03:07 PM

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    Hi spenat26,

    we are very sorry to hear you are experiencing problems with the latest version of GPG Suite.
    We believe this problem is triggered if a user has a custom GnuPG version installed along side of our MacGPG. From the debug log I can tell that that is the case for you.

    Could you please download and install our latest GPG Suite nightly build and see if it solves your problem. That page also has sig and SHA256 to verify the download.

    Disclaimer: This is a development version which has not been thoroughly tested yet - bugs or crashes are to be expected. Thanks for helping us test.

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