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Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 21:05:19 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: auto-generated format names list

On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 10:57:35AM -0600, jfoug wrote:
> What are your time frames for 1.7.8-j7 vs 1.7.9  ?

(You mean -j8.)

No promises, but it could happen to be tomorrow and next Wednesday
(Nov 16), respectively - or something like that.

> Are you looking at getting 1.7.8-j7 done so we catch up on the user patches,
> so that we can quickly 'convert' that version into 1.7.9-j1?

Yes, something like that.  I feel that you and magnum have already done
some testing of the post-j7 patches on the wiki, so it'd be a pity to
lose that testing by skipping -j8 (moving to 1.7.9 right away, which may
potentially introduce new problems relating to core code vs. jumbo).
So I'd like to push out a "stable jumbo", then 1.7.9, then jumbo updated
to 1.7.9 (which might not be as stable initially, until 1.7.9-j2 or so).

Alexander

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