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Date: Thu, 7 May 2015 10:37:53 -0400
From: Mathieu Laprise <>
Subject: Re: Session names somename.[0-9]+ shouldn't be allowed

On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 10:32 AM, Mathieu Laprise <>

> I don't know if this has been already said by Aleksey, I didn't follow
> closely this discussion. Sorry if it's a duplicate. I just want to warn
> that current magnum/master seems to have side effects on all version of
> Johnny which is probably related to this thread. The way Johnny open a new
> password file is this :
> C:/Users/Mathieu/Desktop/JohnCompile/JohnTheRipper/run/john.exe
> --session=C:/Users/Mathieu/.john/johnny/default
> C:/Users/Mathieu/Desktop/password.txt
> And output is :
> Invalid session name: must not contain a dot

As you can see, the releases of Johnny write the sessions in a folder
Users/.john/ (dot john)

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