Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 12:39:29 +0200 From: rembrandt <rembrandt@...erlin.de> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: JtR 220.127.116.11 > Hi, > > I've released John the Ripper 18.104.22.168, along with an update of the jumbo > patch to this new version (a mere update, no new stuff yet). Besides > adding proper links to these new releases, I've also cleaned up the JtR > homepage a bit further: > > http://www.openwall.com/john/ > > The changes made since 22.214.171.124 are desirable primarily for packages of > JtR, such as for *BSD "ports" and Linux distributions: > > * "make check" has been implemented (for Unix-like systems only). > > * The "--test" option will now take an optional argument - the duration > of each benchmark in seconds. > > * Section .note.GNU-stack has been added to all assembly files to avoid > the stack area unnecessarily being made executable on Linux systems that > use this mechanism. > > * Some very minor bugs that did not affect normal operation have been fixed. > > * Some unimportant compiler warnings have been fixed, a source code > comment has been made more verbose and more complete. > > Since version 126.96.36.199 has existed for a year and proved to be reliable, > and since the changes between 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 are so minor, 220.127.116.11 > is being declared the new "stable" release. > > Alexander YAY! :-) Thus there's no exception anymore to not include 1.7.3.x to the OpenBSD ports (I offen faced the argument "it is not the stable version") :-D Kind regards, Rembrandt
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