[pass] Windows use of "pass"?

Stephen Schoun stephen at schoun.net
Tue Sep 9 23:10:43 CEST 2014


I have not tried Cygwin, I use Msysgit on Windows.  I am able to get 
pass to work, but I had to edit the script myself because Msysgit 
currently uses bash-3.1.0, and does not know how to handle regular 
expressions using '=~' inside tests.  I also had to rewrite the 'clip' 
functionality to get the clipboard to clear after 45 seconds.  
Obviously, I am not able to easily upgrade my version of pass on Windows.

Pass requires the 'tree' program which can be downloaded from 
<www.gnuwin32.sourceforge.net>, though it is an old version, tree-1.5.2, 
and recent versions of pass require tree-1.7.0.

Even with my modifications to pass, I only use pass to *read* from my 
password-store on Windows, I never do anything fancy. Unless you plan to 
use Cygwin, or modify pass yourself, I would not recommend it on Windows.

Now, if pass was rewritten in python, there would be no problem.  :)


On 09/09/2014 04:03 PM, Brad Knowles wrote:
> Folks,
> So, we're looking at team password vault solutions, and "pass" looks like exactly the kind of tool we want -- gpg for encryption, storing of encrypted data in git, etc....  However, we do need something that is cross-platform, so we're also considering the classic "passwordsafe", and KeePassX (alpha).
> Maybe I missed it, but I didn't see anything about Windows support for this package, other than the obvious "it should work under cygwin".
> Can anyone help me understand the options here, and give me more details on exactly how the team support works?  I've seen some announcement pages that give a bit more information about team support, but I haven't seen anything obviously linked from the documentation or github pages.
> Thanks!
> --
> Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>
> LinkedIn Profile: <http://tinyurl.com/y8kpxu>
> _______________________________________________
> Password-Store mailing list
> Password-Store at lists.zx2c4.com
> http://lists.zx2c4.com/mailman/listinfo/password-store

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.zx2c4.com/pipermail/password-store/attachments/20140909/25e4cdc4/attachment.html>

More information about the Password-Store mailing list