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Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 18:46:03 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: John 1.7.7-jumbo-5

Hopefully we get the plugin format stuff into Jumbo-6 and then we can 
port all pending formats (SybaseASE, ssh and rar - any more?) to 
plugins. This way if any user has a problem with OpenSSL version or 
whatever, they can just move/rename that file and rebuild.


On 2011-05-28 16:59, JFoug wrote:
> I can work on getting that in. Is it ready for a jumbo patch? That
> means, will it not impact builds or running on systems which can not
> handle it (non-openMP), yet build properly and run properly on all
> systems IF they can support it. If not, it will have to be looked into
> it, and appropriate #defines need sprikled in.
> I would really rather put this into the todo list for Jumbo-6. Jumbo-6
> (or later number), will start adding new features again. New formats,
> new build techniques, thin formats, etc.
> That next jumbo, would probably be the best, and safest time to get this
> format into a john jumbo version. Get it in there, do some testing to
> make sure it works properly when it should, and does not impact builds
> where it can not be included, etc.
> Jim.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dhiru Kholia"
> To: <JimF>
> Sent: Friday, May 27, 2011 9:19 PM
>> Hi Jim,
>> Can you please include my ssh private key cracking patch in the next
>> version of jumbo path set? It works reasonably well at this point. Let
>> me know if I can somehow make the merging of the patch easier.

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