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Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:11:37 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [GSoC] John the Ripper support for PHC finalists

On 2015-04-06 11:58, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> On 04/05/2015 08:42 PM, Agnieszka Bielec wrote:
>> I've added to JohnTheRipper --t_cost= and --m_cost= adding to code
>> very few lines.
> 
> What can you possibly get from --t_cost= and --m_cost= thast can't be
> done with the existing --cost= (which is more complex, but addresses all
> kinds of formats with tunable costs)?
> 
>> I can give a list of arguments why I did it in this way if you want
> 
> Please do. May be even better would have been discussing it before you
> went ahead implementing this.

FWIW I'd be very hesitant to accept a PR to bleeding-jumbo with core
changes unless they are really called for, and I share Frank's skepsis
here. Please don't let this discourage you though. Let's discuss it.

magnum


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