Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:53:36 +0200 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Do we need --list=formats? On 06/05/2012 09:21 AM, magnum wrote: > On 06/05/2012 08:29 AM, Frank Dittrich wrote: >> While we are at it: >> Should we also add a --list=subformats, which does the same as >> --subformat=LIST, except that it writes to stdout instead of stderr? > > This is trivial, and dynamic_DISPLAY_ALL_FORMATS() already writes to > stdout. > >> Then we could discourage the use of --subformat=LIST. >> (My bash completion script could even try to replace --subformat with >> --list=subformats.) >> And in the next release we just get rid of --subformats? > > Yes. We could pull it from the usage blob immediately and drop the > support later. We might add --list to the usage instead, with a > description like: > > --list=WHAT List capabilities, see doc/OPTIONS or --list=? Done. BTW the bash completion doesn't seem to complete further than --list= right now, I think it did earlier? magnum
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