Date: Thu, 7 May 2015 17:46:35 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Session names somename.[0-9]+ shouldn't be allowed On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 11:57:11PM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote: > On 05/06/2015 08:26 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > > On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 06:21:14PM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote: > >> You don't even allow --session=test.md5crypt anymore. > > > > Yes. I'd rather not. Let's keep the dot reserved for filename suffixes > > added by John. > > Even worse, this breaks the JtR test suite. > The test suite is located in a test subdir at the same level as run and src. [...] > In this case, jtrts.pl uses --session=./tst to make sure the .rec and > .log files remain in the test subdir, even if the john binary is located > in ../run/. > > So, dots in the path name should be allowed. Ouch. I'd rather not. As I just wrote in another message, this was never supposed to work that way. The option specifies session names, not pathnames. However, I am open to discussing and possibly changing this, if there are good reasons to allow for pathnames there. Alexander
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