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Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:53:31 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Benchmark format error

On 31 Aug, 2012, at 12:43 , Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 12:28:05PM +0200, Camille Mougey wrote:
>> I had misunderstood the relations
>> between get_hash* and cmp_*. Actually, the default format function fix the
>> problem :).
> 
> Do you mean fmt_default_binary_hash and fmt_default_get_hash?  If so,
> their use kills performance at many hashes per salt.  It also slows down
> the loader, even with few hashes per salt as long as the total number
> of hashes is large.  The loader will then print nasty warnings about
> "excessive partial hash collisions" and explain the cause (lacking
> "proper binary_hash() function definitions").  So what you did probably
> counts as a temporary workaround, not a fix.  Just test it with a
> million hashes and see what happens.

Despite that, don't hesitate to post your format. We can help you sort it out if needed.

magnum

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