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Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:05:14 +0100
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Redesign Self-test for implementing compare on device.

Solar,

On 2015-01-18 15:28, Sayantan Datta wrote:
> First, when salt is NULL, why does the return value of crypt_all() has
> match *count the way it is after crypt_all() call ? Can't we remove this
> restriction ? Here's the previously discussed idea on this issue:
> https://github.com/magnumripper/JohnTheRipper/issues/1030#issuecomment-70404396

Perhaps that wording in formats.h is merely reflecting the current
self-test's requirement? I can't see any reason why we couldn't lift
that restriction. Can you? I asked Sayantan to bring this up on the ML
to avoid us making decisions you would later reject or dislike.

magnum

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