Using a passphrase FD from variable and piped data for encryption

Dashamir Hoxha dashohoxha at
Wed Apr 20 07:39:01 CEST 2016

On Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 3:27 AM, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:

> On 04/19/2016 12:34 PM, Dashamir Hoxha wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 9:18 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at
>> <mailto:dougb at>> wrote:
>>     On 04/19/2016 05:12 AM, Dashamir Hoxha wrote:
>>         I have written a small password utility, where passwords are
>>         stored on
>>         an encrypted archive.
>>     This is a bad idea. You should instead use one of the
>>     well-established solutions created and peer-reviewed by
>>     knowledgeable folks. Personally I'm a big fan of KeePass.
>> Would you like to peer-review it?
> Of course not. I already said that it's a bad idea. I can't be any clearer
> than that.

I thought you could point out what is wrong with it, hopefully something
that can be fixed. But that's OK.
I have tried KeePassX, there is nothing wrong with it. But I still prefer
my own tool.
By the way, it is a fork of the well known `pass` tool, so it didn't just
come out of thin air.

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