Extension pass-sclip

David A. listmail at cox.net
Wed May 31 17:10:09 CEST 2017

Since you're using an intermediate file to send the password to
screen, you should look into how pass uses /dev/shm for temp files to
avoid writing sensitive data to disk.  I assume all the internal pass
functions are available to extensions since they're sourced, so you
should be able to just call tmpdir to get the same benefit.

Can you expand on what the benefit is of using the screen buffer
instead of the clipboard?  I was thinking perhaps it would work when
logged in remotely but after seeing how the buffer is loaded by
running a local screen command to read a file I gather that's not the

On Wed, 31 May 2017 16:29:17 +0200, Manuel Strehl <boldewyn at gmail.com>

>before starting to use pass, I wrote my own password manager, whose main
>feature was, that it allowed me to put a password directly into screen's
>paste buffer.
>I've now re-created that feature as a pass extension:

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