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Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:20:00 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Logging issue for core john 1.8.0 with --fork=N

On 2014-04-08 11:07, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> Solar, all,
> when running core john with --fork=N, some log entries are created once
> per forked process instead of just once.

This was curious bug, good catch:

+	/*
+	 * flush before forking, to avoid multple log entries
+	 */
+	log_flush();

It's not very obvious (except maybe in hindsight) and it might be 

> I didn't restrict the "Proceeding with ... mode" log entry to be printed
> just for john_main_process, since I was not sure whether this can differ
> per process if you restore a session.

It can.


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