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Date: Mon, 6 May 2013 07:55:15 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Core bug: -fork vs. timer.

On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 01:46:27PM +0200, magnum wrote:
> With OS_TIMER=1, forked processes' save timer does not work. Childrens' session files are not saved until (hopefully) at exit. Moving sig_init() to after john_fork() fixes it, but I'm not sure of other consequences.

This is now fixed with "Reinitialize setitimer() after fork()".

Curiously, setitimer() is inherited over execve(), but not over fork().

Alexander

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