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Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 00:15:15 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Trivial bug (or dangerous feature)

On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 09:44:10PM +0100, Magnum, P.I. wrote:
> > [...] now always append .rec and .log to the specified session name.
> This broke the mpi-10 patch more than usual, since it alters the rec 
> file names. I know you'd not be too unhappy to see that one fade away 
> :-) but I'll probably try to fix it and submit a modified patch soon. 
> For some jobs, the MPI patch is of great benefit (at least I believe so).

I'd appreciate it if you update the patch, upload it to the wiki, and
announce that in here.

> Should I still create a diff against plain john? For the last couple of 
> revisions of john + jumbo, I've used a private mpi diff created after 
> jumbo (that is, I just manually fixed the rejects and made a new diff) 
> which tend to result in less hand editing.

I think it is OK to have the MPI patch apply only after the jumbo patch.
Of course, this would need to be documented prominently.



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