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solar [How to extract John the Ripper source code from tarballs] Added notes on xz
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 ====== How to extract John the Ripper source code from tarballs ====== ====== How to extract John the Ripper source code from tarballs ======
  
-John the Ripper source code is distributed in the form of tarballs ([[wp>​Tar_(file_format)|tar]] archives) compressed with either ​[[http://​www.gzip.org|gzip]] or [[http://​www.bzip.org|bzip2]]. ​ On a [[wp>​Unix-like|Unix-like]] system with [[http://​www.gnu.org/​software/​tar/​|GNU tar]] (or on [[http://​www.cygwin.com|Cygwin]] if you use Windows), please use the following command for gzip-compressed tarballs:+John the Ripper source code is distributed in the form of tarballs ([[wp>​Tar_(file_format)|tar]] archives) compressed with [[http://​www.gzip.org|gzip]], [[http://​tukaani.org/​xz/​|xz]], ​or (for older versions) ​[[http://​www.bzip.org|bzip2]]. On a [[wp>​Unix-like|Unix-like]] system with [[http://​www.gnu.org/​software/​tar/​|GNU tar]] (or on [[http://​www.cygwin.com|Cygwin]] if you use Windows), please use the following command for gzip-compressed tarballs:
  
   tar xzvf john-VERSION.tar.gz   tar xzvf john-VERSION.tar.gz
  
-(where ''​VERSION''​ is a John the Ripper version number, such as 1.7.2).  For bzip2-compressed tarballs use:+(where ''​VERSION''​ is a John the Ripper version number, such as 1.8.0). For xz-compressed tarballs use (note the uppercase "​J"​):​ 
 + 
 +  tar xJvf john-VERSION.tar.xz 
 + 
 +For bzip2-compressed tarballs use (note the lowercase "​j"​):
  
   tar xjvf john-VERSION.tar.bz2   tar xjvf john-VERSION.tar.bz2
  
-On some commercial Unices, you might need to download and install gzip or bzip2 on your own (perhaps from a pre-compiled freeware archive for your flavor of Unix) and/or to use more complicated command-line syntax, such as:+On some commercial Unices, you might need to download and install gzip or xz or bzip2 on your own (perhaps from a pre-compiled freeware archive for your flavor of Unix) and/or to use more complicated command-line syntax, such as:
  
   gzip -dc john-VERSION.tar.gz | tar xvf -   gzip -dc john-VERSION.tar.gz | tar xvf -
  
-Please refer to man (manual) pages, [[http://​www.gnu.org/​software/​texinfo/​|texinfo]] documentation,​ and/or web pages on [[http://​www.gnu.org/​software/​tar/​manual/​|tar]],​ [[http://​www.gnu.org/​software/​gzip/​manual/​|gzip]],​ and [[http://​www.bzip.org/​docs.html|bzip2]] for information on the command-line options.+Please refer to man (manual) pages, [[http://​www.gnu.org/​software/​texinfo/​|texinfo]] documentation,​ and/or web pages on [[http://​www.gnu.org/​software/​tar/​manual/​|tar]],​ [[http://​www.gnu.org/​software/​gzip/​manual/​|gzip]], [[http://​tukaani.org/​xz/​|xz]], and [[http://​www.bzip.org/​docs.html|bzip2]] for information on the command-line options.
  
 ====== How to apply John the Ripper source code patches ====== ====== How to apply John the Ripper source code patches ======
john/how-to-extract-tarballs-and-apply-patches.txt · Last modified: 2016/07/27 22:24 by solar
 
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