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Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2015 15:27:57 +0300
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: PHC: Lyra2 on GPU

On Wed, Jul 08, 2015 at 01:40:59PM +0200, magnum wrote:
> Solar, Sayantan,
> 
> I'm contemplating another change: For benchmark, we can build a little 
> fake db that contains whatever test-vectors will be used (and obviously 
> pass that). This will simplify the formats' code not only for Agnieszka 
> but also for eg. Sayantan's GPU-side mask/compare formats. There would 
> be no need for benchmark kludges in the formats. This would also support 
> things like "--test --cost=xx" with no special code in the formats.

This is something I would recommend for Kai's extensive self-test, and
to build that self-test on top of calls to cracker.[ch] functions.

As to changing our existing "quick" self-test like that, I am not sure.

Alexander

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