Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 20:26:52 +0200 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: memory usage within JtR and possible ways to significantly reduce it. On 05/28/2012 08:04 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > Jim, magnum - > > On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 10:06:39AM -0500, jfoug wrote: >> I have this change done, and it has been patched into magnum-jumbo, and >> bleeding edge (I think bleeding edge). > > It is great news that you implemented this - thank you! - but I never > intended it to be included into the upcoming jumbo (in June?) I think > this is too invasive a change to be included now. It may/will cause > problems during the upcoming contest (if magnum-jumbo is used, which I > guess it will be) and more problems in the next jumbo release, if that > code is included. Can we back it out and plan to reintroduce it after > next jumbo release? No problem at all, I'll just revert them and it will propagate down to other's branches. We could either leave it in bleeding-jumbo (fairly logical unless we want to run that one during the contest), or revert it from there too and create a testing-jumbo. This might be "bleeding-jumbo plus experimental stuff" whereas bleeding-jumbo is supposed to be exactly the same as magnum-jumbo but rebased upon latest CVS. magnum
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