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Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 00:58:33 +0200
From: Lukas Odzioba <>
Subject: Re: Cherry-picking from Lukas' repo

2012/5/29 magnum <>:
> On 05/29/2012 12:40 AM, Lukas Odzioba wrote:
>> 2012/5/29 magnum <>:
>>> Not sure what you mean with earlier, but --device=list or
>>> --platform=list will call that.
>> Thank you, I couldn't find it in ./john output:
>> --platform=N (or =LIST)   set OpenCL platform, default 0
>> --device=N                set OpenCL device, default 0
>> I thought that LIST means sth like 1,2 isn't it misleading for user?
>> Just asking.
> I just mimiced existing options, like --subformat=LIST. But hey, you
> have a point: If/when we are going to support multiple devices it could
> be given as eg. --device=0,1.

This looks natural, I like it.

> For now we could change the usage blob to
> --platform=N (or =LIST)   set OpenCL platform, default 0 (or list them)
> Is that a little more clear? The 80 char line limit force us to be very
> terse. An alternative is:

Alternative is empty:) but your first proposition is fine.


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