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Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:33:11 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Re: binary() must not return unaligned

On 2012-06-21 18:13, magnum wrote:
> On 2012-06-21 18:03, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>> Some existing format like sha1_gen_fmt_plug.c have the same problem if
>> I am not mistaken. Can you take a look?
> You are right, I think sha1_gen has the problem too but it's "missed" by
> the alignment self-tests in bleeding and apparently did not pose a
> problem when Jim tested Sparc. Unless I'm mistaken: If it does not
> segfault on Sparc, it's by coincidence.

sha1_gen is now fixed. I am a bit confused why it did not show up in 
bleeding self-tests. Maybe we should run pass with aligned ciphertext 
and one with known unaligned.


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