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Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 22:45:32 -0500
From: "JFoug" <>
To: <>
Subject: Re: SSE bug still there in Jumbo-5-RC6++

I get a crash on OpenLDAPS.  Same type.  Only MMX/SSE builds (from 
cygwin/mingw).  It also only crashes on -test    not 
on -test -format=openssha   The format_init has been commented out in john.c 
for a couple of releases, but this is the same type of bug, and really needs 
to be found.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Erik Winkler" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 10:00 AM
Subject: Re: [john-dev] SSE bug still there in Jumbo-5-RC6++

Jumbo-5-RC6++ works great on MacOS X for 64-bit build.  No issues.

On MacOS X using the sse2 build, I get the following error for NSLDAP 

Benchmarking: Netscape LDAP SHA SSE2 [SHA-1]... FAILED (get_hash[0](3))

Now this only occurs when running ./john -test.  If  I run 
./john -test -format:nsldap, it works correctly:

../run/john -test -format:nsldap
Benchmarking: Netscape LDAP SHA SSE2 [SHA-1]... DONE
Raw: 7837K c/s real, 7837K c/s virtual

Not sure why.


On May 24, 2011, at 1:58 PM, magnum wrote:

> Even after applying all incremental patches posted to the wiki, there are 
> some problems left in Jumbo-5-RC6:
> 1. Raw-MD4 segfaults for me on linux-x86-sse2:
> * Using linux-x86-mmx I saw no problem.
> * It segfaults when running "--test"
> * It does NOT segfault when running eg. "--test --fo:raw-MD4"
> * Test suit does NOT segfault and all 1320 is found
> This led me to believe the problem was in the format running right before 
> raw-MD4 on a --test run, namely salted-sha1. I did find a bug in that 
> format (fix included in patch just posted) but that was not the cause of 
> this.
> 2. NSLDAP has a problem on linux-x86-sse2 and linux-x86-mmx:
> Benchmarking: Netscape LDAP SHA MMX [SHA-1]... FAILED (get_hash[0](1))
> I have no time to investigate further right now.
> magnum

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