Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:42:46 +0200 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: --incremental abbreviation (was: Workaround for option flags shortage) On 2014-09-22 11:14, Solar Designer wrote: > BTW, I am annoyed I can't use -i for incremental mode anymore, > having to type -inc or the like. It was announced in http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-users/2014/03/30/5 ;-) I really couldn't think of any better option names short of picking silly and unintuitive ones. Attacking it from a different angle, we could add some notion of options being "abbreviatable or not" so eg. --input-encoding has to be spelled out fully [or tab completed from "-in"]. magnum
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