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Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:17:46 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: bleeding-jumbo: john fails to show status on key

On 2014-12-18 09:35, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> On 12/18/2014 09:04 AM, Royce Williams wrote:
>> Why would running john via sudo make key-press status updates not appear?
> Because the key press would be sent to sudo, not to john.

Right. If you pass something via stdin (like "cat file | sudo john") it 
does work fine because sudo will pass it on. But stdin is not used for 
detecting keypresses, it polls the tty directly.


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