Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2011 13:19:59 +0200 From: magnum <rawsmooth@...dband.net> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: 1.7.8 Jumbo-6 On 2011-09-17 08:12, Solar Designer wrote: > Would you summarize the changes since -jumbo-5, please - in a form > that you feel is suitable for john-users (detailed) and Freshmeat > (brief). I'll derive other levels of detail (for other places) from > these two. Here is a first brief collection of all patch descriptions, for a starter: * Numerous bug, performance and portability fixes (JimF/magnum) * New encodings supported: iso-8859-1, iso-8859-15, koi8-r, cp437, cp850, cp858, cp866, cp737, cp1251, cp1252 (JimF/magnum) * Full encoding support for single mode, rules and character classes. Some new character classes added (JimF/magnum) * Full encoding support for all formats, including md5_gen (JimF/magnum) * Unicode DumbForce external modes added (magnum) * User-defined character classes added (magnum) * Tripcode format added (Solar) * DMD format fixed to behave like normal formats (magnum) * Generic-crypt format now recognises some subformats (md5/sha256/sha512) for benchmarking (magnum) * Wordlist mode is now much faster when using memory buffer (JimF/magnum) * New option bools in john.conf: LogCrackedPasswords, AlwaysReportUTF8, UnicodeStoreUTF8, CPstoreUTF8 (magnum) * Pkzip format added (JimF) * raw-md5-unicode replaced with faster 'thin' raw-md5u (magnum) * Added the ability for john.conf file to include other .conf files, sections including sections [eg. rules including rules] (JimF) * Duplicated rules supressed (JimF) * New rule reject flag ->N (reject unless length N is supported by format) (magnum) > Also, what systems did you test "j6-rc2 + the 4 patches on the wiki" on? I have only tested on x86-64 and cross-compiled "x86-64-32". magnum
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