[PATCH] Adding command match - list matching passwords and as if print

Michal Klempa michal.klempa at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 20:24:07 CEST 2020

Well, I am not a fan of asking user, too. Other thing that came in to my 
mind when designing was:
- if there is exactly one password matching, descrypt
- otherwise print all matches and exit.

That would not need any new 'sub-command'. It would be alteration of find 
What I did not want to do, is decrypting everything.
Also the aim is - to provide password faster, if user knows what to search 

On utorok 14. apríla 2020 19:15:15 CEST, Tobias Girstmair wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 06:20:07PM +0200, Michal Klempa wrote:
>> I was wondering if command searching through passwords in 
>> store and immediately asking whether to print desired password 
>> would be useful. Tried a little and I came with small code as a 
>> draft for discussion and proposal.
> In my opinion, this doesn't feel like a proper pass/UNIX 
> behaviour, with it asking for user input repeatedly.  There has 
> been the proposal in the past to make pass find show complete 
> paths [1], which would allow you to put it into primary 
> selection and pasting it very easily, but I remember this not 
> going anywhere. That said, I'm following this mail up with such 
> a patch.
> [1]: either based on find(1), or using something like `tree 
> -Ffi | grep -v '/$'`

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