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Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 02:49:41 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: 1.7.9-jumbo

magnum, Jim, all -

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 01:35:42AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> I am finally reviewing/processing these patches.  My current plan is to
> generate 1.7.9-jumbo-1 using just these two patches:
> 0001-john-1.7.9-jumbo-1-1.7.8-jumbo-8-equivalent.patch.gz
> 0002-Fixes-for-dynamic_fmt-vs.-new-MD5_std.c.patch
> and some minor corrections of my own (re-added Auto* external modes to
> john.conf, which I think were inadvertently removed by 0001 above,
> removed revision 3 in favor of relbench revision 4).
> Then apply:
> 0003-All-30-patches-originally-for-1.7.8-jumbo-8.patch.gz
> and generate 1.7.9-jumbo-2.  Then apply the rest of the post-1.7.9
> patches uploaded so far (that would be until 0049 right now) and
> generate 1.7.9-jumbo-3.
> Of these, -1 and -2 would be for revision tracking only, and they would
> exist as diffs only.  For -3, I intend to generate tarballs as well.

So I did that.  The patches and tarballs of -3 are available here:

-1 and -2 went under historical/ right away.

Please test these.  Also, please base any further patches on -3.

I will likely announce this properly tomorrow.  Oh, and I'd need a
changes summary for that.



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