Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 10:15:25 +0300 From: Shinnok <admin@...nnok.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Cc: jfoug@....net Subject: Re: Johnny GUI interactive status from John Correction: On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 10:02 AM, Shinnok <admin@...nnok.com> wrote: >>> We can code to receive a RegisteredMessage and then perform the same >>> duty as the signal. It's a code change, but likely this will not be >>> the only code change needed to properly hook in a GUI into the >>> project. >> >>> This can be done easily under cygwin/mingw/or VC. > > Windows messages are of two types: window messages and thread > messages(PostThreadMessage) for headless applications. > Both messaging routines require a message queue(for WM_USER++) and > thus a loop to be run that checks for incoming ones, which seems > unlikely for JtR. > http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms644927(v=vs.85).aspx > http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms644946%28VS.85%29.aspx > > Even if we'd like to do it somehow and would create a message > marshaling thread for John, we still couldn't find out which of the > two John threads to send the message to: > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3083903/postthreadmessage-to-another-process This response is for you JimF and not Aleksey. PS: Aleksey: Don't quote things if you don't answer to them. :) Thanks Jim, -- Shinnok <http://shinnok.com>
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