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Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 10:15:25 +0300
From: Shinnok <admin@...nnok.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: jfoug@....net
Subject: Re: Johnny GUI interactive status from John

Correction:

On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 10:02 AM, Shinnok <admin@...nnok.com> wrote:
>>> We can code to receive a RegisteredMessage and then perform the same
>>> duty as the signal.  It's a code change, but likely this will not be
>>> the only code change needed to properly hook in a GUI into the
>>> project.
>>
>>> This can be done easily under cygwin/mingw/or VC.
>
> Windows messages are of two types: window messages and thread
> messages(PostThreadMessage) for headless applications.
> Both messaging routines require a message queue(for WM_USER++) and
> thus a loop to be run that checks for incoming ones, which seems
> unlikely for JtR.
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms644927(v=vs.85).aspx
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms644946%28VS.85%29.aspx
>
> Even if we'd like to do it somehow and would create a message
> marshaling thread for John, we still couldn't find out which of the
> two John threads to send the message to:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3083903/postthreadmessage-to-another-process

This response is for you JimF and not Aleksey.

PS: Aleksey: Don't quote things if you don't answer to them. :)

Thanks Jim,

-- 

Shinnok <http://shinnok.com>

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