[pass] [PATCH] generate: default length to 15 if not specified

Kjetil Torgrim Homme kjetil.homme at redpill-linpro.com
Sun Dec 20 02:09:13 CET 2015

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On 2015-12-18 19:41, Nathan Wallace wrote:
> Great, thanks Kevin.  My reasons for including the environment
> variable configuration probably had to do with the fact that I
> chose 15 characters as the default pretty arbitrarily.  It seems
> long enough to me, but maybe some folks with more security needs
> might want it to default to 20, for example.  I wasn't sure exactly
> what the best default length would be, so that's partly why I
> included the override.  But I think you make a good point about
> just overriding it on the command line, so I'll defer to you all!

I think you misunderstood Kevin.  he was bikeshedding the name of the
environment variable, not its existence.  and I agree,
"PASSWORD_STORE_LENGTH" is a fine name,
"PASSWORD_STORE_DEFAULT_LENGTH" is needlessly cumbersome.

(btw, I typically use 12, or 16 without symbols.  15 seems a
reasonable default for me.)

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Kjetil T. Homme
Redpill Linpro AS - Changing the game
Version: GnuPG v2


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