pinentry-mac never displays any UI

Benjamin Donnachie benjamin at
Fri Oct 5 01:00:11 CEST 2007

Richard Bronosky wrote:
> I got a lead on how to use pinentry, and now have an error message to report:
> echo GETPIN|/Applications/
> OK Your orders please
> 2007-10-01 14:21:54.669 pinentry-mac[6312] *** _NSAutoreleaseNoPool():
> Object 0x31eaf0 of class NSCFString autoreleased with no pool in place
> - just leaking

The NSAutoreleaseNoPool() message is a known harmless bug and I have a 
patch to fix it.

> Again, the icon appears in the dock and bounces once, but no UI.  I
> hope that helps.

What application are you using it with?  Version of MacOS?  Chipset?

When I get time I will be releasing a updated version of the mac 
pinentry program.  I suggest that you wait for that.

Take care,


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