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Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 10:05:14 +0100
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Sorted format list

On 02/22/2012 12:06 AM, Solar Designer wrote:
> How about we introduce some code to have the standard (non-GPU) format
> names recognized, but turned into their GPU-enabled equivalents (most
> optimal ones for the current build running on the current hardware) if
> the --gpu option is passed?  For example,
> john --format=md5 passwd # use CPU
> john --format=md5 --gpu passwd # use any GPU if available and supported
> john --format=md5 --gpu=2 passwd # use a specific GPU
> john --format=cryptmd5-opencl passwd # force OpenCL even on NVidia

I'd prefer a general option in the config file instead of a command line
option. This would allow a session that started with GPU to be continued
on another computer without GPU and vice versa, without manually editing
the .rec file.


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