[PATCH] passmenu: add support for dmenu-wl on wayland

sternenseemann sternenseemann at systemli.org
Thu Jul 30 17:31:24 CEST 2020

On 7/29/20 7:02 PM, password-store at storiepvtride.it wrote:
> In case you stumble upon `ydotool` in your search, I'd consider against
> recommending it for the moment, reason not being yet ripe for a general
> use (I have skimmed through the list of issues a while ago).

What is your concern exactly? To me it seems not very well maintained
and still plagued by a few issues and limitations, but some features at
least functional, as it seems to be the case with ydotool type.

> I couldn't find a Wayland tool mapping to `xdotool` but in this case I
> think it's not a big issue: when invoked by dmenu-wl, passmenu is able
> to copy the password in the clipboard. Pasting the password is still a
> manual operation (which imo is a feature).

I think the idea of --type is to eliminate the need to use the clipboard
as it is easily accessible by unprivileged processes and thus
potentially easier to log by malicious software than the xdotool-based

> Also, spotted a typo:

Thanks, will fix!

PS: messed up replying to list, sorry for the double email.

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