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Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 20:53:37 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: [Johnny] Task 1.4.2 fork and OpenMP

On 2015-04-28 15:23, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> On 04/28/2015 02:47 PM, Shinnok wrote:
>> Let's see how we can handle that. I think --fork is pretty clear. We need:
>> 1. One setting in the Options pane, allowing us to pass a value via
>> --fork. The config widget should be a QSpinbox with max and default set
>> to QThread::idealThreadCount().
> While jumbo had fork for a while, older core versions didn't have --fork.
> So you might need to check whether john supports --fork.
> You need to parse john's usage output, and (for jumbo), the
> --list=hidden-options output.

But seriously, it's a massive waste of time caring about supporting pre- 
1.8.0 (and 1.8.0-jumbo-1) versions.


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