[pass] generate only first line

Von Welch von at vwelch.com
Fri Apr 18 20:28:23 CEST 2014

+1 to an option to generate a new password and not replace metadata.

-1 to later suggestions to store password history in the metadata, that's
what git is for. I think writing a script around git to go back and get
previous passwords is the way to address that.


On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Jimmy Neutron <nobody at beta.jpunix.net>wrote:

> As someone who likes to change passwords quite often I really like the
> generate command.
> But as I prefer to have metadata alongside the password it would be really
> useful if pass would only replace the first line of a passfile if it
> regenerates an already existing password.
> Otherwise when using generate everything else in the passfile would be
> deleted.
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