Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2015 17:25:15 -0400 From: Mathieu Laprise <mathlaprise@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [Johnny] Task 1.6.1 Multiple cracking session management On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Mathieu Laprise <mathlaprise@...il.com> wrote: > On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 2:56 PM, Shinnok <admin@...nnok.com> wrote: > >> My original task was for supporting multiple cracking sessions via a >> tabbed interface. > > Aleksey said: > >> Oh, does not it include running of multiple john instances at the same >> time? >> > Shinnok said: > >> No. There is one question regarding the implementation though. I was >> hoping we could just use --session to do this, but then we'd either have to >> teach Johnny to parse a .rec so that we can extract the options and >> translate them to the UI on session restore or store them using QSettings >> also. >> > And in the thread about stdout/stdin Shinnok said : > >> After some more thought, we do have to figure out and start working on a >> solution for both stdout and stdin. For the latter, if we take into >> consideration the concurrent cracking sessions feature, both of these: >> 1. kill process group on *nix for FORK case >> 2. ConsoleCtrlEvent CTRL_C_EVENT on Windows > > Will fail dramatically by killing all spawned JtR attack sessions. So for >> the future, the ability to send q to a JtR session is critical, amongst >> other needs > > I'm really confused, the first two messages from the proposal discussion > lead me to believe we always have only one instance of john running even > though we have multiple tabs, and the new message from the stdin/stdout > thread leads me to believe the opposite. > Shinnok, Is your plan to start ./john --session=1 --format=aix-smd5 /home/math/pw1.txt ; ./john --session=2 --format=aix-smd5 /home/math/pw1.txt etc... running at the same time ? It's the same john executable but we have multiple "john process" running. Content of type "text/html" skipped
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