Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011 23:32:51 +0300 From: Shinnok <admin@...nnok.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Johnny GUI interactive status from John Hey Frank, On 07/03/2011 10:28 PM, Frank Dittrich wrote: > Hi Shinnok > > Am 03.07.2011 16:29, schrieb Shinnok: >> *Another issue with this one is that john updates the status in >> john.rec as often as specified in john.conf "Save" directive, which >> by default it is set to 600 seconds. Using this from the GUI would >> mean to modify the configuration to something like 5s or 10s. > > You can force a status update by sending a signal 1 (SUGHUP) > to the corresponding process: > > kill -s 1 <pid_of_john_instance> > > May be you should update the status only if the user presses > a "refresh status info" button. > Another option would be to send the kill -s 1 ... command only > if the user actually is displaying at the status information. > The update interval could be configurable by the user. What about Windows? I can't use signals on that. Thanks for the feedback, Shinnok
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