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Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2011 23:48:37 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: ETA for incremental

magnum -

On Sat, Jun 04, 2011 at 09:17:40PM +0200, magnum wrote:
> Yes it may need some rework. It's calculated from percent done and time done (this is old code). It's not an overflow but at 0.00% it will show "best case" - it calculates ETA assuming an actual progress of 0.009%.
> 
> At first I muted ETA (for all modes) until we have 0.01% but I reverted that and put the '>' in there instead. Rest is pretty much the old code. Maybe that muting was better after all, especially for full Incremental. Very easy fix.

Yes, I think muting until we reach 0.05% (20% precision) will be better,
although not basing this on the rounded for display progress percentage
would be better yet.

Perhaps submit a patch for -jumbo-6?

Thanks,

Alexander

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