setec command is included with two basic commands:
setec search PATTERN -f /path/to/passwords.kdb will search your password database and output matching entries
setec copy ENTRY_TITLE -f /path/to/passwords.kdb will copy the password for the entry you specify straight into the clipboard
with no options, the master password is requested on the console. add the
-g option to have the password prompt be an applescript-based gui dialog. this is especially useful when using this library for alfred integration.
an example alfred extension is included at
alfred/setec.alfredextension - it assumes that you have this library checked out in
$HOME/dev/setec_astronomy and all of the required gems installed in the gemset. you need the alfred powerpack to install the extension. (it's pretty easy to take a look at the command used by the extension and modify it.) assuming you get this all set up properly, you can type "stc test entry" into alfred and--if you type the master password properly--see the test password gets copied into your clipboard.
no attempt is made to protect the memory used by this library; there may be something we can do with libgcrypt's secure-malloc functions, but right now your master password is unencrypted in ram that could possibly be paged to disk.