[pass] Vim security settings for documentation

Patrick Burroughs (Celti) celti at celti.name
Fri Jul 17 02:08:48 CEST 2015

On Fri, 17 Jul 2015 01:53:30 +0200
Joakim Reinert <mail+password-store at jreinert.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm using pass with vim and I think you should encourage your users to
> add a few settings to their vimrc in order to prevent passwords
> leaking into swap, backup and undo files. Here's the settings I use:
> au BufNewFile,BufRead /dev/shm/pass.* setlocal noswapfile nobackup noundofile

Not a bad idea, but I prefer a more comprehensive option. Include
this[1] into your vimrc or otherwise load it (pathogen, etc.) to
comprehensively treat temporary files as just that: temporary.

[1] https://gist.github.com/tejr/5890634

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