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Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 19:33:25 -0500
From: "jfoug" <jfoug@....net>
To: <john-dev@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: RE: doc/DYNAMIC (was: don't #include <omp.h> unless defined(_OPENMP))

Also, I do not think it is any 'more' wrong now, than it was in J5. Yes, it
IS out of date, and should be updated.  But it is no worse off than it was.
I think the majority of change was in the .include and having dynamic.conf.
I do not believe that was J5 code.

Jim.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: jfoug [mailto:jfoug@....net]
>Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2012 7:25 PM
>To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
>Subject: RE: [john-dev] doc/DYNAMIC (was: don't #include <omp.h> unless
>defined(_OPENMP))
>
>>From: Frank Dittrich [mailto:frank_dittrich@...mail.com]
>>
>>I also noticed that the documentation for dynamic formats wasn't really
>>up to date.
>>I tried to improve that a little bit with my patch. Please have a look.
>>
>
>Thank you.  Tell me about the out of date dox.  What dingo out there
>does not keep his dox up to date.  We should fire him ;^0
>
>>Probably more can be done here.
>>
>>Some of the Examples included in doc/DYNAMIC are syntactically not
>>correct, and john will complain about errors:
>>(But may be the errors existed for a long time, and we have more
>>important errors to fix.)
>
>Agreed. I do need some clean up, and also doc some missing things.
>Hell, the CONSTx=string is not even documented in the dyna_script
>document (my oversight).
>
>>
>> clip of examples
>>
>>Frank
>
>Again, thanks for the fixes.  They are certainly correct.  They are far
>from comprehensive on what needs to be added.  I doubt that sha1 is
>documented (much), that how to (and WHY to) switch from SSE to X86 and
>back is not documented well, and I am 99% sure that Md4 is not even
>mentioned.
>
>Unfortunately, there was quite a bit of 'want to do' on the dynamic, and
>a lot of that was put in there.  But proper dox have NOT been done to
>match up with dynamic really 'does', and how/what you can script with
>it.  It is probably too late to get this into J6, especially since I do
>not have the time to put into it right now to get it 'correct'.  I hope
>I have a little more time later in the week, but right now, I am not
>even at a computer. I am 50 miles outside of town camping, using a
>borrowed smart phone to VPN into home.  Certainly not an ideal setup to
>look at a 8k+ line format, and try to get the dox right.
>
>Jim.

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