Changing encryption backend (discussion)

pass-maillinglist at pass-maillinglist at
Thu Jan 19 09:36:51 UTC 2023

>> the other day I was thinking about whether it might be time to
>> replace GPG with another backend. age [1]
> Even if Pass were to support Age as an alternate backend, why replace
> GPG? None of the reasons given is compelling enough for those already
> using GPG to switch.

Sure, if you are happy using GPG, why switch to age?
If you are happy using OpenVPN, why switch to WireGuard?
If you are happy using $OLD_CLUNKY_SOFTWARE_WITH_BAD_UX, why switch to a more modern approach?

But this is a philosophical discussion, won’t continue it here.

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