gpg card status crash

Nicholas Cole nicholas.cole at
Tue May 11 23:12:53 CEST 2010

>> On gpg 1.4.10, the following command works fine:
>> gpg --card-status
>> The following command causes gpg to crash:
>> Macintosh-2:~ nicholas$ gpg  --status-fd 1 --card-status
>> gpg(34195) malloc: *** mmap(size=6594112295125651456) failed (error code=12)
>> *** error: can't allocate region
>> *** set a breakpoint in malloc_error_break to debug
> Need more information to even guess.  What OS is this?  (Your prompt is "Macintosh" - is this an OSX box?  If so, what version of OSX?)
> What card reader do you use?  What version of the card is this?

Dear David,

Sorry for the poor report.  I'm running OS X 10.6.3, with version 2 of
the card and with the GREMALTO USB Shell Token version 2.

Best wishes,


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