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Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2011 03:25:06 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Plugin formats "released"

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 06:21:06PM -0500, JFoug wrote:
> These renames were done so that the name globbing done while building the 
> header files, would put these before the other formats, so they would be 
> tested first.  The cash1 vs cash2 is not such a big deal, now that the 
> signatures have been changed.  But sql old (upcased) vs sql05 (cased), is 
> likely the order to test in. Similar to LM and NTLM would be in a pwdump 
> file.   That was the reason for the rename that was 'not' simply appending 
> a _plug to the original name.
> 
> Magnum found the issues, and changed the names, to preserve order when a 
> user runs without the -format= command line switch.

Oh, thanks for explaining this.  I'll make these two renames, then.

Alexander

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