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Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 01:02:18 +0200
From: magnum <rawsmooth@...dband.net>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Update to wordlist, (and some portability issues)

On 2011-08-20 23:18, JFoug wrote:
> I have released an update to the 'wordlist' 40% 'enhancement'. I beleive
> this should keep all reading of files in the prior john mode, of reading
> the full length line, and then in the exact same manner as before,
> truncate the line lengths, and remove dups. Patch 0025 had changed this
> in a few places.
>
> Also, I added 'const' to many char *, so that we chould be assured we
> are not walking over buffers that should not be modified.

Good stuff. Final figures for boost (Rockyou list, standard rules) on my 
laptop are +62% for LM/nsk3 and +37% for NT. Without rules, it's +25% 
and +18%.

> This ends the issues I am working on. It would be nice to hear from
> Magnum, but this might be a good place to build a jumbo-6.

I agree. Otherwise we may need to create a cluster patch including 
0001-0026 (and pkzip). Speaking of pkzip, we should probably sort the 
x64 issues before next Jumbo. I'm posting 0027 now, after that I have 
nothing pending.

magnum

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