[pass] [PATCH] Added functionality to retrieve username from a password file and copy to clipboard.

milki milki at rescomp.berkeley.edu
Fri Oct 12 19:29:53 CEST 2012

On 18:21 Fri 12 Oct     , ged at qube.io wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 02:00:19PM -0700, milki wrote:
> > On 18:37 Tue 09 Oct     , ged at qube.io wrote:
> > Is the user id (username, email, etc) really information that must be
> > kept encrypted at all? Why can't you incorporate this information into
> > the pass-name?
> No it doesn't as such require encryption.  My thinking is convenience. 
> Like everyone I have multiple usernames on multiple systems all with
> diffent passwords.
> A typical workflow for me would be to copy the username to clipboard,
> switch to the application requiring the username and paste, switch back
> to terminal and copy the password to clipboard and then paste into the
> application.  
> Allowing the extraction of one piece of information from password-store
> to the clipboard using a command but requiring that the extraction of
> another piece that is just as critical for logging into a system to need a
> command and a mouse selection is awkward.

Perhaps, then would copying the passname to clipboard be sufficient?


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