Windows implementation of passwordstore in pure batch

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at
Sat Feb 15 22:21:55 CET 2020

On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 9:06 PM Kenny Evitt <kenny.evitt at> wrote:
> One of the reasons why Jason didn't want to merge my changes – IIRC – is that the 'OS' that Ubuntu/WSL reports itself as being is NOT obviously or clearly a 'Microsoft Windows Linux' environment. It's basically pretending like it's 'really Linux', which it is in a lot of respects, but obviously not in terms of clipboard support. The only way I could (relatively) easily figure out how to add to the Windows clipboard was via PowerShell.

My memory is a bit hazy on that conversation, but this does seem like
a likely outcome. If this was the only blocker, I wonder if in the
intervening years a reliable non-kludgy detection mechanism has been

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