MacGPG: unable to encrypt w/symetric cipher

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Tom King

23 Jan, 2019 06:20 PM

Infinite progress dialog when running services to encrypt a file from Finder using services menu for encryption.

Command line not responsive when running
/usr/local/MacGPG2/bin/gpg2 -o IMG_9257.jpg.gpg -c IMG_9257.jpg

A completed operation with an encrypted output file.

Additional info
Also, GPGSuite prefspanel is a usability & accessibility fail in Dark mode— this dialog is black text on a very dark grey background.

macOS                   10.14.3     18D42
GPG Suite               2018.5      2368    (6f26711)
GPG Mail    -
GPG Keychain            1.4.6       1514    (560b5a9)
GPG Services            1.11.6      1056    (ad0c960)
MacGPG                  2.2.10      921     (b487092)
GPG Suite Preferences   2.1.4       1077    (ad934a9)
Libmacgpg               0.8.7       895     (78f424a)
pinentry                1.1.0       10      (1ff8803)
  1. 1 Posted by Tom King on 23 Jan, 2019 06:44 PM

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    Update- On the surface, this seems to be an issue relating to uninstalling GPG Mail using the GPGTools uninstaller option to do so. I had previously done that a few weeks ago.


    Running a full re-install resulted in both the Services menu optionand command line working OK.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 23 Jan, 2019 06:52 PM

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    Hi Tom,

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

    This sounds interesting. I am unsure how removing GPG Mail would affect MacGPG. Are you able to reproduce the problematic behavior by again uninstalling GPG Mail only?

    The issue with System Preferences > GPG Suite > Send Report is fixed in the nightly build: Could you please download and install our latest hotfix GPG Suite and see if that solves your problem.

    The fix will be included in the upcoming release.

    All the best,

    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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