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Date: Tue, 12 May 2015 14:42:12 -0400
From: Mathieu Laprise <>
Subject: Re: [core john] [Johnny] Windows event loop

On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 2:28 PM, Aleksey Cherepanov <>

> On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 02:25:09PM -0400, Mathieu Laprise wrote:
> > Wow, my tests on CTR+C were done on magum/master, congratulation for
> > finding the 1-2 lines at the right position in john core that made all
> the
> > differences. I'm really surprised, I've seen nowhere that we had to
> remove
> > the null handler before adding a new handler. Congrats on finding that !
> Does it involve changes to john? From Shinnok's mail, I considered
> that this solution does not need changes in john.

Yes, CTRL_C works on 1.7.9  executable without patch but a patch is needed
for current john core code. Shinnok attached a git patch in his mail. I
don't know why CTRL_BREAK didn't need a patch, it's probably because CTRL_C
is handled differently by Win32.

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