pinentry-mac never displays any UI [seems to be solved]

Richard Bronosky BrunosJunk at
Fri Oct 19 03:43:02 CEST 2007

By God, he's right!  it was no-grab that was doing it.

Thanks all!

On 10/18/07, Christoph Mockenhaupt <gnupg at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I stumbled over the same problem. I am using mac-gnupg-2.0.4-2 from Ben.
> echo GETPIN | /Applications/ shows
> the pinentry dialog, though.
> But testing it together with gpg-agent didn't work (using something
> like 'echo "test" | gpg -ase -r KEY | gpg'). The pinentry icon bounced in the
> dock but no UI is shown (this seems to be the same problem Richard had).
> I was able to solve the problem by simply deleting the "no-grab" option from
> gpg-agent.conf (*hehe* "simply", took me ages to figure that out).
> Everything works fine, now. Thanks Ben for your work. Since kde-3.5.6 I was
> not able to use gpg in kmail because the usage of gpg-agent is not optional
> any longer. And I wasn't able to get this working till now.
> --
> Christoph
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