[pass] list of passwords with its age

Evgenii Sovetkin e.sovetkin at gmail.com
Fri May 20 11:46:08 CEST 2016

On 2016-05-20 11:33 AM, Grégoire Détrez wrote:
> On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 10:45:46AM +0200, Evgenii Sovetkin wrote:
> > I want to obtain a sorted list of my passwords together with its age
> > (number of days since the last change).
> > 
> > With git it seems the following loop will do part of the job:
> > 
> > git ls-tree -r --name-only HEAD | while read filename
> > do
> >     echo "$(git log -1 --format="%ad" --date=relative -- $filename) $filename"
> > done
> > 
> > Unfortunately, if I rename a password (or even rerun git init) then it
> > would seem that I have changed the passwords, though I have not...
> > 
> > Is there a neater solution one have in mind? Is there a way in git to
> > show time passed from the *significant* content change, not simply the
> > latest commit?
> You could use use git-blame to get the last commit that changed the
> first line of each file, something like:
>     git blame -L 1,1 $filename --porcelain | sed -n 's/^committer-time //p'
Thanks for the suggestion! It solves the problem with the renamed
passwords, but it doesn't really work, with the reencrypted passwords
(I rerun git-init recently).

One could avoid renamed files with git-log by using --follow
parameter. Git-log would also deal with multiline passwords.

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