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Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 21:15:18 -0600
From: RB <aoz.syn@...il.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com, john-mpi@...dshell.net
Subject: Re: MPI patches: v9

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 14:00, RB <aoz.syn@...il.com> wrote:
> Good, bad, or otherwise, it has arrived.  Been testing/checking for a
> bit, but I'm sure I've missed something.  This patch may kill your
> children, eat your dogs, and destroy your home; use at your own risk.
>
> PLEASE send me corrections or concerns if you have any.

The eternal plight of the obsessive tweaker - v10.  What's changed:
 - Registered MPI_Finalize() as an atexit() handler to reduce scattered use
 - Misc. shuffles and removals of original changes to further reduce
interaction with existing code
 - Piggybacked USR1 signal onto HUP handler (better follows principle
of least surprise)

Unless anyone tells me something is broken, I can't foresee further
major changes.  Frankly, I don't want to further this line of code,
and want to encourage better implementations.

I'd like to know if anyone has any success with this; it has been very
heavily modified from the original, including new code written.  I've
tested it as much as I can, but there always seems to be something
overlooked.

Download attachment "john-1.7.3.1-mpi10.patch.gz" of type "application/x-gzip" (4723 bytes)

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