GPG Keychain: unable to sign message (old gpg installed #157)

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08 Dec, 2017 08:51 AM

I ran into problem with signing my email with my gpg singature.
Here is the error text:
gpg: подписать не удалось: Inappropriate ioctl for device
gpg: signing failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

I expected that my mail would be signed and sent

macOS                   10.13.2     17C88
GPG Suite               2017.2      2063    (e459897)
GPGMail                 3.0b2       1268    (3353e50)
GPG Keychain            1.4.1       1391    (b5c89a4)
GPGServices             1.11.2      969     (e5438f7)
MacGPG                  2.2.3       895     (17e3e67)
GPG Suite Preferences   2.1.1       993     (05eb1a6)
Libmacgpg               0.8.1       826     (9410d73)
pinentry                0.9.7       6       (6aeb033)
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 08 Dec, 2017 06:32 PM

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    Hi Anton,

    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.

    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.

  2. 2 Posted by Антон Ларионов on 08 Dec, 2017 06:47 PM

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    Yes, I’ve reinstalled app and problem is gone now
    Thanks for reply

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Steve on 09 Dec, 2017 08:11 PM

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    Perfect. Glad, this is solved for you. I'm closing this discussion. Should you need further assistance or have questions you can re-open this discussion here or open a new one any time.


  4. Steve closed this discussion on 09 Dec, 2017 08:11 PM.

  5. Steve closed this discussion on 14 Dec, 2017 04:55 PM.

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