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Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 13:44:11 +0100
From: magnum <rawsmooth@...dband.net>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: john scalability

On 2011-03-23 17:26, Alain Espinosa wrote:
> I do not use all the available get_hash*
> funtions. Degradation appear as fast as 10,000 hashs. The solution is
> simple, when get some free time i make a patch including the UTF8
> stuff.

Someone please explain briefly what those different size tables are 
about. What happens without this patch, that make such a huge 
performance hit? How come it affects inital loading too? I looked at the 
code and found sizes and thresholds but I didn't get any wiser.

thanks
magnum

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