[pass] Encrypt filenames in the store

Aleksandr Pasechnik al at megamicron.net
Mon Jan 18 15:36:47 CET 2016

Before switching to pass I was using a single passwords.gpg file. I opened it with vim and the gnupg.vim plugin and a terminal alias, making the process pretty straightforward. You might try something like this. Perhaps there are gpg plugins for your text editor of choice.


> On Mon, Jan 18, 2016, at 6:36 AM, Lucas Hoffmann <l-m-h at web.de> wrote:
> Hello Jin,
> I think the idea to put things into different files is a design decision
> of pass that is not going to change.  It is a feature of pass that you
> do not have to understand anything other than filesystem structures and
> that the developer does not have to reimplement this in some custom file
> format.
> What is the problem with visible filenames?  You decide what you name
> the files, so you decide what information is visible.
> Cheers, Lucas
> Quoting Jin Kazama (2016-01-18 12:23:41)
>>   Hello,
>>       I'd love to switch to pass as my default password manager, but it
>>   really bothers me that files and directories names are not encrypted in
>>   the password store. I'd like to suggest a feature request for either
>>   - encrypting file/directory names in the password store or
>>   - using a single, structured, plain text file to store everything, and
>>   then just encrypt this file
>>   Thank you
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