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Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2012 22:22:47 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: mscash2: CPU and GPU formats disagree about canonical
 hash representation (and use different test vectors)

On 2012-08-02 22:18, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> To be more specific, it is not just that the canonical hash
> representations differ, it is even worse.
> The CPU format implementations doesn't recognize hashes written into the
> pot file by GPU format implementations as valid, and vice versa.
> (Of course, GPU format implementations cannot treat hashes with an
> unsupported iteration count (i.e., != 10240) as valid.)
> This is unfortunate, because hashes cracked by one implementation are
> still counted as uncracked when loading the same hash file for cracking
> with another implementation.

This a bug. This must be fixed, preferably in the GPU formats (IMHO).


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