[pass] Possible improvements

Dashamir Hoxha dashohoxha at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 10:16:46 CET 2016

On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 10:05 AM, Lucas Hoffmann <l-m-h at web.de> wrote:

> Quoting Dashamir Hoxha (2016-01-26 08:11:44)
> >    But, from the man page:
> >    "PASSWORD_STORE_GPG_OPTS: Additional options to be passed to all
> >    invocations of GPG."
> >    It does not say that it is an array. And if it is a string, then
> there are
> >    no problems
> >    inside the script.
> Environment variables are always strings.  There is no other
> possibility.  Non the less arrays are the best choice for use *inside*
> one script.
> I would not advise the use of aliases inside scripts.  Functions are
> more powerful and less error prone (less quoting issues).  From the bash

OK, Lucas. I will try using functions.
But first let's make it work, and then let's make it better.

> man page:
> > The rules concerning the definition and use of aliases are somewhat
> > confusing. Bash always reads at least one complete line of input
> > before executing any of the commands on that line.  Aliases are
> > expanded when a command is read, not when it is executed.  Therefore,
> > an alias definition appearing on the same line as another command does
> > not take effect until the next line of input is       read.  The
> > commands following the alias definition on that line are not affected
> > by the new alias.
> (The fish shell for example does not imlement aliases at all, only
> functions.)
> Lucas
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