[pass] Exporting data from password store

Pickfire pickfire at riseup.net
Tue Jun 23 08:34:27 CEST 2015

On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 09:27:48AM +0000, Dahlberg, David wrote:
>Am Montag, den 22.06.2015, 17:06 +0800 schrieb Pickfire:
>> I want to export data for backup
>Just backup your "$HOME/.passwordstore" directory.
>> and import from `pass` next time and
>Copy the backup back into place.
>> I want to change the gpg key for pass.
>$ pass init key-id
>> I hope that the README shows the way to export `pass` data and not
>> only
>> how to import it.
>The documentation explains quite well, how "pass" is working and where
>the files are stored. The format is dead easy, which is IMHO one of the
>great features of the password store.
>Even if Jason would suddenly decide to discontinue the project and even
>if all existing copies would suddenly magically disappear. Or if all
>you have available is a "strange", "unsupported" platform like IOS,
>Android or Windows. You will always be able to read edit and manage
>your keys by hand, as long as you have (a) file system and (b) an
>OpenPGP implementation.

Thanks, I didn't know that `pass init` can reencrypt the data.

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