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Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:09:43 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Re: Aleksey's status report #10

On 07/10/2012 07:56 AM, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 07, 2012 at 11:57:53AM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>> On 06/27/2012 02:55 PM, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>>> For other section names, you might even need to implement new
>>> functionality to john, like listing the contents of a section (with
>>> include statements for sections or file names being resolved).
>>> Or at least functionality to get the value of a certain variable from a
>>> config section, so that you can parse
>>> File = $JOHN/my.chr
>>> and know which file is needed for that attack.
>> It gets even more complicated, because default for --incremental is All,
>> except when you are cracking LM DES hashes.
>> For lm, the default is LanMan -> lanman.chr
>> (But we can also just assume that lanman.chr exists on all the clients.
> If we assume that .chr file(s) exists on all clients than we should
> check that it is the original file.


>>>From my point of view as a user it seems natural to replace original
> file with newly generated and probably adjust config a bit instead of
> adding a new section.

I think many users don't create new .chr files.
When I do, I always use new file names and new sections.


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