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Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2012 22:19:02 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Jumbo future

On 01/15/2012 04:03 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
> A related task is to support DragonFly BSD's ridiculous SHA-256 and
> SHA-512 based hashes, without SIMD yet:
> This may be needed to make them reconsider sooner rather than later.
> My oss-security postings CC'ed to Matt didn't do the trick.

This I can do. We can handle both of them in one format. I see now we
also lack OMP support in the raw-SHA2 formats. I'll do that as well.

> Another related task is to have SHA-crypt (glibc's) supported in JtR
> directly, not only through the "generic crypt(3)" format and through
> Lukas' GPU patches.  We can do it without SIMD initially.  There are
> some optimizations to make even without SIMD.

I could put together an OpenSSL version with OMP support, for a starter.


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