Generated password has repetition

Alexandre Pujol alexandre at
Thu May 4 13:47:15 CEST 2017


pass 1.7, dropped the use of pwgen for password generation. pass uses tr
and /dev/uramdom instead. See [1]

That said, it is not the point here. The passwords are generated in a
random way which mean repetitions are possible and not a problem at all.
Actually preventing repetition for a randomly generated password would
make it faster to crack because it would decrease the number of possible



On 04/05/17 12:35, Jens Tröger wrote:
> Hi,
> I know that passwords are generated by pwgen, which is considered a strong generator (right?) but today it produced a password with consecutive repetitions: #9d:$_r{""yww4{k?}.i'^P}z
> Not sure if this is an issue per se? Can I ignore this in the future?
> Thanks,
> Jens
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