GPGMail: gpg: signing failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

Rafael Bankosegger's Avatar

Rafael Bankosegger

14 Dec, 2017 08:55 AM

The error "gpg: signing failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device" happens every time I try sign and send emails. It started a few days ago, not sure what I do wrong

The mail being signed and sent without error.

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 14 Dec, 2017 09:14 AM

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    Hi Rafael,

    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.

  2. 2 Posted by Rafael Bankoseg... on 14 Dec, 2017 09:17 AM

    Rafael Bankosegger's Avatar

    Hey luke!

    Thanks, seems to be fixed :)


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Luke Le on 14 Dec, 2017 09:19 AM

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    We are very glad to hear that. Thanks for the confirmation!

    Closing this discussion. Feel free to open a new discussion anytime should you have questions or run into problems.

  4. Luke Le closed this discussion on 14 Dec, 2017 09:19 AM.

  5. Steve closed this discussion on 14 Dec, 2017 05:06 PM.

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