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Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:51:09 -0400
From: Rich Rumble <richrumble@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: mmap(2) in wordlist.c

On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 8:34 PM, magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> wrote:

> Is there any reason for not using Posix memory mapping for wordlist mode's
> memory buffer in Jumbo? It should make it simpler and a lot more effective
> for concurrent sessions including but not limited to forked ones. Or is
> there a problem I fail to see?
>
Would cygwin translate/emulate that? Or would it need to "fall-back" to
what's being done now, I would have no worldly idea, just first thing that
sprang to mind for me.
-rich

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