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Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 06:50:01 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Fork=n

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 10:16:47PM -0400, Rich Rumble wrote:
> Actually I didn't even notice until you did: (contest thread)
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
>  With --fork, it turns out that john.pot is not updated on its own, at
>  least not by child processes.  You have to "killall -1 john" to get it
>  updated, or interrupt john (but then you can't easily restore).  I am
>  using the "killall -1 john" approach before I take john.pot's for
>  uploads to the contest server now.

Oh, you're correct, and I did not recall correctly.


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