[pass] Add option to replace encryption key in use?

Brian Minton brian at minton.name
Fri Jul 29 03:07:11 CEST 2016

You can use "pass init" to add or change keys. It will do commands similar
to what you were doing manually.

On Thu, Jul 28, 2016, 9:04 PM Tmplt <ttemplate223 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> My gpg setup was due to a makeover, so I created a new key dedicated to
> pass' files. I did this with the following commands as it didn't seem
> like pass supported this feature:
>   find .password-store -type f -name '*.gpg' -exec gpg --decrypt-files
> '{}' \;
>   find .password-store -type f -name '*.gpg' -delete
>   find .password-store -type f -exec gpg -r <fingerprint>
> --encrypt-files '{}' \;
> I then removed the unencrypted files.
> Is this a feature that pass could support, or is it too much of an
> uncommon case of usage?
> It might be a safer operation if pass would support this, as I realize
> belatedly that removing the unencrypted files with `rm` leaves me open
> for exploits (which perhaps wouldn't be the case if I had used `shred
> --remove` instead)
> What do you think?
> --
> Tmplt
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