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Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 18:47:01 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: fast hashes on GPU

On 04/13/2012 10:45 AM, myrice wrote:
> I think it works. A lot of malloc may slow down some speed. I will try
> first. Here is still a question, I don't know whether or not we need so
> long password?(i.e. 107? or could it be shorter?)

IMHO I regard 16 as limited, 32 as plenty and 64 as "longer than ever
needed". Having said that, if we can support >64 without affecting
performance, it's a good thing. BTW John's absolute limit is currently
125 for various reasons.

magnum

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