Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 16:30:56 +0300 From: Aleksey Cherepanov <lyosha@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [core john] [Johnny] Windows event loop Shinnok, On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 04:06:32PM +0300, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote: > On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 03:34:00PM +0300, Shinnok wrote: > > Is #2 the helper executable one? If so, then I'm afraid that is not the most viable solution for the long term. > > > > The way to go is this: > > 1. For now implement the event loop and handle WM_CLOSE. JtR core would be best. > > Assuming #2 is properly implemented (and Mathieu won't waste a lot of > time debugging it for release), I think that WM_CLOSE may be not very > important now. Explain the reasons to not use the helper program and implement WM_CLOSE please. > > 2. Further along the road we should convert to --no-tty option and then we can close JtR just by sending a "q\n". > > > > I'm happy with just supporting a specific version of JtR going forwards and not looking backwards. Johnny is supposed to run on modern desktops and there's no reason why such a desktop can't run a fresh JtR. Can't we use the helper program till --no-tty interface introduction skipping WM_CLOSE step? Thanks! -- Regards, Aleksey Cherepanov
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