[pass] Multiple Users & Multiple Password Stores

Matt Rásó-Barnett matthewrasobarnett at gmail.com
Sun Oct 13 06:42:51 CEST 2013

On 11 Oct 2013 22:01, "Kevin Crawford" <kvcrawford at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 10:48 AM, Chris Down <chris at chrisdown.name> wrote:
> > On 2013-10-11 10:13, Kevin Crawford wrote:
> >> Are there any recommended multi-user workflows for pass, using Git?
> >
> > Well, first of all, you should really be keeping totally separate Git
> > repositories. I assume you're already using multiple system users to
> > different real users on your system, so this should be easy enough.
> >
> > Otherwise, you can always use different branches to store different
> > passwords. But seriously, don't do that. Just use different Git
> > Anything else sucks. Really.
> Ah, I don't mean different users on the same computer. I mean
> different users on different computers—for managing passwords shared
> with coworkers.
> I envision a system where we can each use our own keys to unlock the
> same password store, and keep that password store synced on each of
> our computers using git.

There are some older posts in the list archives that discuss exactly this
setup so I'll link the thread here as they are what I followed to set a
system like this up recently.


There is also some discussion at the end of the thread about using bash
aliases to accomplish your other goal of multiple password stores.
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