Date: Fri, 8 May 2015 04:18:19 +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 Thu, May 07, 2015 at 08:39:02PM +0300, Alexander Cherepanov wrote: > On 2015-05-06 18:58, Solar Designer wrote: > >On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 12:38:21AM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote: > >>IMHO, restricting the use of session names somename.[0-9]+ that might > >>would be the best way to avoid trouble with --fork. > > > >OK, done: > > > >"Disallow session names with dots since these clash with those produced by > >--fork. Suggested by Frank Dittrich." > > Ugh, isn't it an overkill? [...] > IMHO it's better to leave everything as it was before than trying to fix > a quite exotic problem breaking several useful and convenient (even if > unintended) features. OK, I agree. I'll consider reverting or revising this change. Alexander
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