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Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 21:55:39 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: wordlist dupe suppression

On 2012-06-19 21:28, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> On 06/19/2012 08:12 PM, jfoug wrote:
>> I really dislike the worddupe code, being default.  Yes, I can see certain
>> benefit from it, but making it default, .....

We could make it configurable and default to off. It just beats me why 
anyone would prefer that.

> I also think this should be configurable.
> But what happens if you start wordlist mode for a large word list and
> dupes recognition switched on, then interrupt, switch dupes recognition
> on and restore the session?
> Probably you'll miss some words.

If this must be configurable, I *will* make it a john.conf option (thus 
not saved in the rec file) so I can set it correctly and forget about 
it. So what you say could happen. On the other hand, the same is true if 
you run a session, pause it, rewrite a rule set, and resume.


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