Is pass actively maintained? (Was: explicit GPG subkey for a subdir causes the whole subdir to be reencrypted when password is moved there)

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at
Fri Apr 9 15:26:56 UTC 2021

On 4/9/21, Maciej S. Szmigiero <mail at> wrote:
> On 20.03.2021 12:52, Maciej S. Szmigiero wrote:
>> Hi,
>> When an explicit GPG subkey is set for a particular subdirectory pass
>> will
>> reencrypt every password in that subdirectory each time a password file
>> is
>> moved to that subdirectory.
> (..)
> I see that the last pass release was 2.5+ years ago, since that time
> there were no maintainer-authored commits to the project's git
> repository.
> In the past 10 months there were just two commits overall, both from an
> outside contributor.
> Since the project maintainer has not posted to this ML since December
> last year, I wonder whether there are plans to still actively maintain
> pass?

Yes, it is maintained. Adding quick one-off things to a bash script
and sending a patch is easy, but actually keeping such a script sane
and manageable is not. So, don't expect for all "feature" requests to
be immediately picked up.or embraced.


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