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Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:38:56 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [JtR patch] Fast cracker for Mozilla Firefox,
 Thunderbird and SeaMonkey master passwords.

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 3:25 PM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
>> Also this hack won't work if unused folder is moved somewhere else
>> after compilation.
>
> It is completely wrong to use anything from under the unused/ directory.
> I thought this would be obvious given the name.  If you start using
> those files, then you must first move them out of that directory
> (to run/ if you use the files at runtime).  However, as magnum
> suggested, it's better to have the test vectors compiled in instead.

This ugly hack is not required anymore.

>> It is really worth implementing the fmt_tests for
>> mozilla format or should we skip it?
>
> I don't know about this format in particular, but in general we should
> try to have self-tests and benchmarks for everything.

Done. Mozilla format now has self-tests and supports benchmarking.

-- 
Cheers,
Dhiru

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