Probably a bug: BAD signature

Blumenthal, Uri - 0553 - MITLL uri at
Fri Sep 23 02:18:31 CEST 2022

MacOS Monterey 12.6, MacTeX-2022.


/Library/TeX/texbin/tlmgr: signature verification error of /tmp/sFxXStQkiv/iTqZv0jw4d from cryptographic signature verification of



failed. Output was:

gpg: Signature made Tue Sep 20 19:53:46 2022 EDT

gpg:                using RSA key 4CE1877E19438C70

gpg: BAD signature from "TeX Live Distribution <tex-live at>" [ultimate]


Please try from a different mirror and/or wait a few minutes

and try again; usually this is because of transient updates.

If problems persist, feel free to report to texlive at


First try practically always fails like above. Retries consistently work (so far ;).

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