pass init does not re-encrypt existing files

Frank Thommen f.thommen at
Thu Jul 19 19:48:19 CEST 2018


In an attempt to use pass for a shared password store @work I tried the 
instructions given on 
However even after importing a colleagues' public gpg key, signing it 
and applying `pass init id1 id2`, existing entries could still not be 
seen by him:

$ pass a/b
gpg: decryption failed: No secret key

Entries created *after* the additional `pass init` could be read by both 
users, but not those created beforehand.

We are using pass 1.5 on CentOS 7 (from EPEL).  GPG is version 2.0.22.

I'm grateful for any hint on how to re-encrypt also existing files.


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