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Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2012 19:02:12 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] integrate psk-crack (from ike-scan) into john.

On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 3:31 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> Dhiru -
> On Sat, Jul 07, 2012 at 06:49:46PM +0530, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>> The attached patch (alpha quality) integrates psk-crack (from
>> ike-scan) into john.
> I think hstr_i() and hex2data() should be declared static.  In fact, I
> dislike having function bodies in the .h file.  While the Linux kernel
> has some inline functions in .h files, it does so for specific good
> reasons, which don't apply here.

Fixed the static part.

> Also, please try benchmarking this for non-OpenMP vs. OpenMP at 1 thread.
> I suspect that the latter might be faster, which will suggest that you
> have the same non-OpenMP performance problem that you did in the SIP
> format.  Please address it if so.

$ ../run/john -format:ike -t
Benchmarking: IKE PSK HMAC-MD5 / HMAC-SHA1 [32/64]... DONE
Raw:	435759 c/s real, 435759 c/s virtual

Seems to be fine. No problems.


Any ideas what magnum is up to? Haven't heard from him.


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