[pass] Exporting data from password store

Pickfire pickfire at riseup.net
Mon Jun 22 11:06:27 CEST 2015

On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 09:59:04AM +0200, Lenz Weber wrote:
>Without answering the question "where do you want to export it to?" this
>can not really be answered.
>Generally: your password data is stored in gpg-encrypted flat files that
>can be manually decrypted and opened in any editor.
>If you want to import it to another password manager application, it
>would either need to support importing from password-store or from a
>simple text file format.
>In the latter case, a simple shell script like this oneliner (I'm sure
>this is possible more beautiful, this is rather crude):
>  find ~/.password-store -iname \*.gpg | sed 's,.*\.password-store/,,' |
>sed 's,\.gpg,,' | xargs -n1 -I{} bash -c "echo {}; cat
>~/.password-store/{}.gpg | gpg -d; echo "
>could help you export your data.

I want to export data for backup and import from `pass` next time and
I want to change the gpg key for pass.

I hope that the README shows the way to export `pass` data and not only
how to import it.

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