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Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 04:54:23 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: 1.7.8.Jumbo-1

Jim -

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 07:46:51PM -0500, JimF wrote:
> It may be a little late in the game to get it into 1.7.8-J1,

No, it's not late.  If you submit a patch today, I'll consider it for
inclusion in -jumbo-1 tomorrow.

> Alex, what are your plans for J1?  Is J1 going to be just a simple port of 
> J6, and then we get the recent patches in (and this request), into a quick 
> J2 follow up?  Or do we try to get these recent changes into a port of the 
> J6 code?

In general, my intent is for -jumbo-1's to be straightforward ports of
the latest jumbo from the previous JtR release, but with obvious problem
fixes added.  So patches that fix bugs/problems are within consideration
for -jumbo-1, whereas patches that make invasive changes or add features
are to be postponed for -jumbo-2.

Thanks,

Alexander

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