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Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2012 21:19:50 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Would supporting ./john --help be a good idea?

On 07/05/2012 09:08 PM, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> This needs to be changed:
> options.c:289:	if (argc < 2)
> options.c-290-		print_usage(name);
> And this as well:
> john.c:558:	if (argc < 2)
> john.c-559-		john_register_all(); /* for printing by opt_init() */
> But I'd hate to make the same change in two different places.
> Would a new global variable be OK, a new parameter for opt_init(), or
> should I make john_register_all known in options.c, and call it inside
> print_usage()?

Stupid me.
What's wrong with deleting those two lines from opt_init(), and adding
print_usage to  john_init()?


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