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Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 11:53:32 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Fwd: bash auto-completion for john

On 05/13/2012 12:26 AM, magnum wrote:
> On 05/12/2012 04:51 AM, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>> $ ./john --list=
>> ?                 ext-filters       hidden-options    rules
>> build-info        ext-filters-only  inc-modes
>> externals         ext-modes         options
>> "?" and "options" have been added by me. Is that OK?
> Until now I thought "options? what does he mean?" but now I got it: That
> is a section (currently only having one subsection, opencl).

Should I remove "option" from the list of possible completions?
I think I'll just drop it.
I doubt anybody currently needs this, so it will only be confusing.

> So to
> really cover all bases, we should have a --list=sections, right?

Currently probably nobody ever needs this.
And if --markov mode gets enhanced in a way that it additionally
supports --markov=section, I can still use
./john --list=Options.Markov 2>/dev/null or something similar to find
the existing [Options.Markov:name] sections...


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