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Date: Sun, 5 May 2013 23:28:00 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Paths rework

On 05/04/2013 02:33 PM, wrote:
> 6. if partial path file names are given on command line (i.e -pot=jims.pot -wo:mybig_list.dict), then john would search in the dir listed in the john.conf section.

If you have a specifig config file in your current directory (may be
outside of $JOHN), you have to loop up the contents of the config file
variable, then specify a path relative to that dir, e.g.

$ john-unstable/run/john --config=../../my_john_config.conf

I think this is confusing.


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