XDG Base Directory Specification

password-store at storiepvtride.it password-store at storiepvtride.it
Tue May 12 11:32:38 CEST 2020

Am 11.05.20 um 07:42 schrieb Guy Godfroy:
> In this case it will, because the password-store directory is only
> configured with an environment variable, and a lot of people didn't
> override this variable.

Also, another thing to consider is that defaulting to an XDG compliant
install dir will likely break other applications depending on pass.

One example, a browser extension:

So I'm wondering if $PASSWORD_STORE_DIR should become set by default, in
order to not break other third-parties and still being able to use the
XDG base install dir.


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