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Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 14:27:47 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: fast hashes on GPU

On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 12:06:14PM +0200, Samuele Giovanni Tonon wrote:
> hashcat solved the problem, "sorting" password length from shorter to
> longer; i suspect atom does that so he can create/destroy cl buffers
> accordingly

I am totally unfamiliar with hashcat, but I thought it was generating
candidate passwords right on the GPU, which is how it avoided the same
issue.  Does the sorting you're referring to, if it exists, apply to
some invocation mode where the candidate passwords come from the CPU?

Alexander

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