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Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 04:08:25 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: running in the background and on SMP

Please avoid over-quoting.

On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 05:00:30PM -0800, Dexter Genius wrote:
> So .. the answer is kinda "no" to both of them .. john can't auto-put itself
> in a background and stay there even if the ssh/terminal session is closed

No, you are totally wrong about this.  Please re-read my response.

> ... and it can't use the full power of a dual dual-core machine .. or HT or
> any other type .. hmm .. this would be useful in john !

It can - with your help.  Yes, it would be useful to have this support
built-in, but it's not there right now.

Alexander Peslyak <solar at>
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