Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:24:01 -0400 From: David Jones <jonesd@...umbus.rr.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Cc: David Jones <jonesd@...umbus.rr.com> Subject: Re: Some ideas about enhanced self-test On Sep 27, 2011, at 10:12 AM, jfoug wrote: > > Now one way to proceed is to somehow build the list of words to use, prior > to actually 'entering' the loop the feeds the format benchmarking it. If > done this way we 'could' do frequency percentages, by building a pseudo > wordlist during benchmarking, and adding words in proper proportion, then > spinning through that list. At benchmark time (the inner loop), we would > not have to compute percentages. They have been done 1 time, prior to > startup. I assumed that would be obvious to anyone implementing it when I suggested have weighted tests.
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