[pass] pass v1.5 (almost clears my clipboard)

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com
Wed Apr 16 12:51:08 CEST 2014

On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:03 AM, John Fetsko <john at fetsko.net> wrote:
> Jason,
> I tested pass v1.5-1 today and I would like to share the results. I notice a
> change in behavior, so I would like to share a few screen shots to help you
> guys fix the problem. I'm attaching a compilation of three cropped screen
> shots.
> Shot#1.
> Notice my most recent clipboard x selection is "kelly"
> Shot#2.
> Notice my super secret password was successfully copied into the clipboard.
> Shot#3.
> Notice odd behavior. After 45 seconds "kelly" and "mysuppersecretpassword"
> have switched places.

The correct behavior is that kelly should be restored and
mysupersecretpassword should be gone.

> Further notes:
> I definitely notice the difference between pass v1.4.2-12 and pass v1.5-1.
> In the older version, after 45 seconds nothing would happen. At least in the
> newer version, xclip tries to clear my (Parcellite) clipboard.  I find this
> encouraging.
> Does pass have a verbose mode? I wish I could help you debug this issue and
> submit a patch, but I'm still learning. I have to still figure out how best
> to setup a development environment, where I can tweak your bash script
> without messing anything else up.
> Also, note:
> I'm running Parcellite version 1.1.7

Let me try debugging this with Parcellite.

> I've been reading your git comments and I can tell you've been very actively
> developing pass. Thank you again for all your hardwork. If there is anything
> else I can do you help you debug this issue don't hesitate to ask.

Please send future questions to the pass mailing list so others can
chime in too. CCing it for this message.

> Cheers,
> John
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