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Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2011 10:59:50 -0600
From: "jfoug" <jfoug@....net>
To: <john-dev@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: RE: numbered patches

I have created a new section, that is specific to 'post jumbo-8' patches,
intended for the next jumbo.

There is also :johh:john-1.7.8:jumbo8:files*.diff section.    There is also
a :john:jumbo8: section created, improperly.  If possible, that 'folder'
should be removed.  Through the normal wiki interface, there is no way to
remove a file/folder.

We (mostly magnum and I), should try hard to get decent naming convention,
and to put these files into the proper newly created folder.

There has also be a 'specific' grid created just for these jumboX to jumboY
patches.   The 'other' patches grid has been placed above this new one, so
that these 'other' patches do not get hidden.  Some of those are OS
specific, but are much needed by some users.

Jim.

>From: Solar Designer [mailto:solar@...nwall.com]
>
>magnum, Jim -
>
>This time, the post-j7 numbered patches are numerous, so I tried to be
>smart in downloading them.  Unfortunately, the numbers overlap with
>those for pre-j7 patches and the patch filenames do not consistently
>include "-j7-" in them (some do, some don't).  Also, some patches are
>under john/john-1.7.8/ and some are right in john/.  One idea I had was
>to use "find -mtime" on the server, but this would catch obsoleted
>patches too (there were a few that were replaced with newer revisions).
>I ended up doing the following:


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