Date: Fri, 08 May 2015 00:50:17 +0200 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Session names somename.[0-9]+ shouldn't be allowed On 2015-05-07 17:36, Frank Dittrich wrote: > On 05/07/2015 05:10 PM, Solar Designer wrote: >> On Thu, May 07, 2015 at 04:58:41PM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote: >>> On 05/07/2015 04:46 PM, Solar Designer wrote: >>>>> So, dots in the path name should be allowed. >>> >>> jtrts.pl has meanwhile been changed. >>> It uses --session=tst instead of --session=./tst now. >>> But may be john used different default paths for .rec/.log, depending on >>> JOHN_SYSTEMWIDE_EXEC. That might have been the reason to use >>> --session=./tst. >> >> Right. Does the test suite read those files back? Does it need to >> clean them up? > > Currently, the test suite doesn't read back these files. It might need to read them back in the future. And it does clean them up. > No idea whether it might be useful to parse the log file in future versions. This is planned, yes. >>> And if the default location of .rec files can vary, depending on the >>> john version, I'd need some way to query that default location for bash >>> completion of --restore=[tab]. >> >> Oh, you're right. I don't use non-default bash completions myself (to >> me, they're mostly an annoyance and a risk whenever I encounter e.g. the >> huge set of pre-specified ones on Ubuntu), but I guess some people >> appreciate them. I'm sorry, I don't seem to have a good solution for >> you. :-( > > I frequently use john's bash completion. > I also use bash completion for other commands (git, make, etc.), and I > know magnum uses john's bash completion a lot. > (May be he's the only other user.) I consider bash-completion the single most important improvement to Jumbo ever and I seriously doubt we two are the only users. I know Jim doesn't use it but that's because Windows is so solidly broken that a completion literally takes seconds instead of milliseconds. magnum
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