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Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2012 14:49:16 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Fork/node options (was: Re: [john-contest] how to load md5(phpbb)
 and md5(wordpress)?)

On 06/01/2012 02:05 PM, Rich Rumble wrote:
> I want fork, as if you didn't know :)

I want it too. For a multicore single host, --fork is more convenient 
than MPI. There are two things left to fix I know of:

1. The original problem that you can't resume a forked session.

2. Ideally, the rec files from a forked or an MPI session should be 
compatible, so you can start with MPI and resume with fork, or the other 
way round.

This is not really hard, just tricky. I have started trying to fix this 
a couple of times, but so far I have given up. Maybe someone else could 
give it a try? Now at least my unified fork/node/MPI tree is brought up 
to par with bleeding-jumbo again, that's a good start.

magnum

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