[pass] Feature request – combined insert/generate/edit for new entries

Marcos Alano marcoshalano at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 22:29:30 CEST 2016

I agree with Kenny. Pass has so much potential even being based on so basic
principles (lots of encrypted files). A good interface to add new entries
with an option to generate a random password is a nice idea.

On Fri, Jul 15, 2016, 16:50 Kenny Evitt <kenny.evitt at gmail.com> wrote:

> I often want to add an entry but also generate a new random password and
> add additional info ('edit') and, given that I'm tracking the history of my
> entries with Git, it'd be nice (or nicest) to do all of that as a single
> commit. Besides the Git history, it'd also be nice to do all of that as a
> single `pass ...` command too.
> The closest I can come to this is to run `pass edit ...`. In my editor
> (Vim) I can insert the output of running `pwgen` easily enough (by running
> the Vim command `:r !pwgen -s -y 32` or similar), but it'd be nice for
> `pass edit ...` to insert a password for me (if no existing entry matches
> the path I provide) or for another command to do so instead of `edit`.
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Marcos H. Alano

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