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Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2014 19:50:19 -0400
From: Rich Rumble <>
Subject: Re: John the Ripper v1.8.0.2-bleeding-jumbo-2014-09-28
 for windows is available on the custom-builds wiki page

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.

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