GPG Suite Preferences: Auto Update is terribly annoying

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Scott Likens

13 Feb, 2018 04:11 AM

I realize this affects most auto updaters. But I’ll be brief; pardon my annoyance.

I really hate it when i’m working on a document and your updater pops up demanding my attention. If I hit escape you only come back to haunt me later.

It’s really …. …. me off

I will stop using your product because of this; I can get gpg from homebrew and it won’t fecking prompt me to update all the damned time.

Yes everyone does this; doesn’t make it right.

Expected
Notification just like when Apple says there is an software update available that does not steal your focus nor your input and allows you to select update or ignore for later.

macOS                   10.13.3     17D47
GPG Suite               2018.1      2083    (9658b70)
GPGMail                 3.0b4       1272    (461cda15)
GPG Keychain            1.4.2       1403    (128637e)
GPGServices             1.11.2      969     (e5438f7)
MacGPG                  2.2.3       900     (cead4f9)
GPG Suite Preferences   2.1.1       993     (05eb1a6)
Libmacgpg               0.8.2       829     (943132e)
pinentry                0.9.7.1     9       (db18340)
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 13 Feb, 2018 08:28 AM

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    Hi Scott,

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

    We agree with your report and do have a ticket for this problem. I connected this discussion with the existing ticket. That means, should this discussion get closed, it will be re-opened as soon as the ticket is closed. That way you'll stay in the loop and get notified as soon as we have news. Feel free to open a new discussions should you run into further problems or need assistance.

    All the best,
    steve

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