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Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 17:05:55 -0600
From: "jfoug" <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: post 1.7.8-jumbo-7 changes summary

The original patch had problems. The problem was likely only going to be a
performance hit, but a performance hit, none the less.  Now, it properly
does init() once, and make sure it DOES do this init().  There is a -v2 of
the patch. That version is a replacement for the original simple patch.  


>From: jfoug []
>Note, there is a new 'fix' for dynamic.  Under certain situations,
>was not functioning.  I had logic that did a short circuit of init(), if
>type did not change.  I removed that so that init will always be run.
>This showed up in the last format (highest number, i.e. 29), and would
>happen if the format was being 'forced' to 29.  I think it would also
>happened, if forced to the highest number within the john.conf 'script'
>loaded items also, if that one was force set.

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