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Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:56:03 -0700
From: Dan Tentler <>
Subject: Re: John the Ripper v1.8.0.2-bleeding-jumbo-2014-09-28
 for windows is available on the custom-builds wiki page

oh man - is there even a remote chance this build could be used via
OMP/MPI with a linux build for clustering?
That would be so amazingly awesome.

(i have a 12 core gaming rig with a nvidia titan in it, but it's
windows, and several 4 & 8 core linux boxen)

On 10/2/14 4:50 PM, Rich Rumble wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 7:46 PM, magnum <> wrote:
>> I'm afraid this version (just assuming from Sep 28 in the filename) likely
>> have an immature version of Sayantan's new, faster, mask mode. It entered
>> the scene in Sep 24 and still isn't 100% stable as of now (we have a resume
>> problem with node/fork and still regression testing other things) so
>> there's no point in updating it yet though. We should have a good version
>> within a day or two. Sorry 'bout that!
> In addition, Fork doesn't work well with Cygwin, I'm not sure if it should
> have a disable option or if it does. Node I've not tried enough, but I've
> posted a few times about Fork issues. Truth be told, I have not tried fork
> on 64-bit cygwin however.
> -rich

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