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

Maciej S. Szmigiero mail at
Fri Apr 9 16:12:11 UTC 2021

On 09.04.2021 17:26, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> 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.

Cool, thanks.

> Jason


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