@everybody: please do not CC me.

On Mon, 2 Jun 2008 18:04:41 +0200, Javier Fernandez-Sanguino wrote:

> 2008/6/2 David Paleino <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > Hi all guys (CCing my "old" sponsor, who is in the team as well),
> > a new upload for john is ready. This adds some "new" features to john, as
> > well as solves a build-time problem on ARM machines. Here's the .dsc:
> Great thanks!

Now john can be team-maintained ;)

> It seems somebody already uploaded it.

Yes, Nelson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> did it. He was my sponsor for john before I 
joined the
team (now he's in the team as well), and I had already worked with him in other
teams (Debian-Med, specifically)

> One question, though: it would be wise to reflect in the debian/NEWS.debian
> file the fact that this release does not (any longer) run a cronjob to test
> the users's passwords. This was removed in 1.6-40.1 (not your fault actually)
> and is a functionality loss which might surprise some admins upgrading to
> lenny.
> Should I draft a NEWS.Debian?

Yes, please.
However, I believe that we could add a cronjob, no? ;)

This is a minor issue IMHO -- it was more important to get john into Lenny.
That's why I did not wait anymore (I wanted to add some more patches)

> It would be nice if somebody also tested upgrades from previous
> releases (with local changes to the .conf file or with no changes) to
> see how it behaves.

I don't have any previous configuration for john, so I couldn't really test


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