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Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 07:13:58 -0700
From: "Harmon, John SPAWAR" <john.harmon@...y.mil>
To: <john-users@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: RE: question about incremental mode

Thank you, Pietari

John Harmon
SPAWAR Systems Center
Code 2714, Bld. 1, Rm A333
53560 Hull St.
San Diego, CA 92152
 
office: 619-553-0823
lab:    619-553-5865
email: john.harmon@...y.mil



-----Original Message-----
From: Pietari Kivikangas [mailto:JTR1998@...l.ru] 
Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 4:05 PM
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [john-users] question about incremental mode


Harmon, John SPAWAR wrote:
> But, if it's taking hours or more for
> each password before moving on to the next, I'd have to let it run for

> months before it got through all 1400 of them
It checks every loaded hash against current candidate then checks every 
loaded hash against next candidate and so on. Otherwise in most cases it

would be somewhat useless program :)
This applies to all modes, not just incremental one.


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