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Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 23:54:36 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Yuri's Status Report - #9 of 15

Yuri - what's the status on the interfacing problem discussed below?
Have you managed to solve it?  In general, please post status updates in
here more frequently, in addition to weekly reports.  Thanks.

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 11:37:42AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> Hi Yuri,
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 12:58:47AM -0300, Yuri Gonzaga wrote:
> > Although I spent my week time of work trying to conclude this task, I
> > couldn't achieve the integration to JtR. So, my accomplishment is missing.
> I think you should have posted about the problem sooner, not postpone
> that until your weekly report.
> > Actually, I figure out a problem and need you help.
> > I am working with Pico board in the Windows environment, as you already
> > know.
> > In the other hand, the JtR is made to run in an unix one.
> > Even in the Windows, I had to compile the code using cygwin.
> > I prepared both sides, but was unable to integrate because I couldn't
> > realise a simple way to call USB functions, that depends on a DLL, on the
> > cygwin environment.
> I just did some Google web searches (I am not familiar with development
> under Windows, not even with Cygwin, although I maintain support for
> that in JtR), and there appear to be three ways to do it:
> 1. If the DLL is not stripped, you may convert it to a .a static library
> and link against that:
> 2. If you have a .lib file corresponding to the DLL, you may link to it
> dynamically.
> 3. For arbitrary DLLs, you may load/use them via Win32 API calls, which
> are in turn available via existing Cygwin DLLs:
> Please give these a try.  If unsuccessful for another day, please join
> the john-dev list and bring your question up in there.  It is on topic
> for john-dev, and there are people on that list more familiar with
> development on Windows than I am.
> >    - Priorities
> >       - GSoC's Midterm evaluations
> >       - Eksblowfish loop and JtR integration
> >          - one core
> >          - multiple cores
> Sounds fine.
> Obviously, we'll need to return to our main project soon, but being able
> to interface to multiple crypto cores is desirable anyway.
> Thanks,
> Alexander

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