my dumb mistake

Tobias Girstmair junkgir-passwd at
Tue Jan 15 21:34:14 CET 2019

if you're using git there should* be a commit added for each change.  
type 'pass git log' to verify if there are two entries for 'foo' (i.e.  
"Edit password for foo using vim."), and if that's the case, undo the 
latest commit with 'pass git revert HEAD~1'. 


* famous last words

On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 03:26:52PM -0500, Joshua N Pritikin wrote:
>To create a new password entry for "foo," I typed "pass edit foo" in one
>terminal window. Then I forgot and entered the same thing in another
>terminal window. I closed them in the wrong order and wiped out my
>At the beginning of "pass edit foo", would it be possible to snapshot
>the previous version of the file? Then if the file didn't match it's
>snapshot, the user could be warned.
>Maybe there is a race condition here, but better to have a safety check
>that usually works than no safety check.
>Joshua N. Pritikin, Ph.D.
>Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics
>Virginia Commonwealth University
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