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Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 07:56:29 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Jumbo-4 RC1 released

Yes, I was going to post a jumbo-3-to-jumbo-4 alternative but it didn't 
happen. Will do soon.


On 2011-05-16 05:24, JimF wrote:
> What exactly (found it).
> I added an 'to apply.....' line to the wiki entry, listing this dumps
> over the top of john-1.7.7 NO jumbo at all.
> Jim.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "magnum" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2011 7:27 PM
> Subject: [john-dev] Jumbo-4 RC1 released
>> I just posted Jumbo-4-RC1 to the wiki. It adds nothing but optional
>> "fullmpi" to Jumbo-3. This version is still so adamantly conditional
>> that it does not even bump the version number from Jumbo-3. This in
>> order to “prove” (to myself, if not for you) that it simply cannot
>> break anything unless enabling MPI (an md5sum or sha1sum of the
>> non-MPI binary will be the same as for a Jumbo-3 binary). The
>> soon-to-come “Jumbo 5 RC” will rearrange a few of the #ifdefs so that
>> some of the features will be enabled for non-MPI too. From that point,
>> the “sha1sum test” can't be used anymore. The Jumbo-5 will include
>> UTF-8, auto-formats-list and a more or less significant boost of
>> performance for a number of formats.
>> magnum

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