my dumb mistake

Tobias Girstmair junkgir-passwd at
Tue Jan 15 21:37:32 CET 2019

ARGH! that last command should have been 'pass git revert HEAD', sorry for the
noise and confusion.

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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>Richmond, VA 23219
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