A secret storage manager

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himitsu.ini - configuration file for himitsu(7)

The Himitsu configuration file is an INI file. Each set of options is grouped into sections, which are indicated by the section name surrounded by square brackets (e.g. [himitsud]) on a line. Following each section, a set of key/value pairs belonging to that section are provided. The keys are separated from the values by an equal symbol (=).

The default configuration file is installed by himitsu-init(1).

The set of configuration parameters recognized by the Himitsu distrubtion are specified below. Third-party software providing Himitsu integrations are encouraged to configure themselves using this file. Any sections or keys which are not understood by any particular application will be disregarded.

himitsud(1)-related options are placed into the [himitsud] section. The available options are:


Configure the path to the prompter executable which will be used to interact with the user for consent requests and key store unlock operations. See himitsu-prompter(5) for a description of the protocol which should be implemented by this executable.


Maintained by Drew DeVault <sir@cmpwn.com>, who is assited by other contributors. Up-to-date source code can be found at https://git.sr.ht/~sircmpwn/himitsu, and bugs/patches can be submitted by email to ~sircmpwn/himitsu-devel@lists.sr.ht.