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Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:12:25 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: RACF format

On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Frank Dittrich
<> wrote:
> On 07/13/2012 11:46 AM, Solar Designer wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 03:06:06PM +0530, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 2:26 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
>>>> racf_fmt_plug.c needs a proper valid(), not just a check for $racf$.
>>> This problems exists in lot of my formats. I am secretly waiting for
>>> Frank to send the patches ;)
>> Don't wait.  Patch.
> Right. I am too busy with other things.

Okay, I will try to fix this. Currently, I am working on supporting
new formats and learning some OpenCL, leaving no time.

> One other format which still needs an improved valid() is episerver
> (looks like the inappropriate name will stay).

> episerver_fmt.c's valid() also just contains
> return !strncmp(ciphertext, "$episerver$", 11);
> Almost everything you find using
> grep -C 2 "return\s*\!strncmp(ciphertext" *.c

And almost always you will find that the author is me ;)


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