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Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 20:32:11 -0400
From: "Robert Harris" <rs904c@...scape.net>
To: <john-dev@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: RE: Plugin formats "released"

All,

I think it would have been easier if we has just put all the formats in
/src/plugins, then we don't really care about the names.

Alex,

So, are you saying jumbo-3 is already missing stuff?  So, maybe I should
just wait for jumbo-4?

-Robert B. Harris from VA

-----Original Message-----
From: Solar Designer [mailto:solar@...nwall.com] 
Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2011 7:25 PM
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [john-dev] 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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