Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 20:33:32 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: md5crypt naming conventions Zoo Lukas - On Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 04:32:32AM +0200, Lukas Odzioba wrote: > 1) User might expect that all that format having X-cuda or X-opencl > suffixes are some versions od X format Yes. > 2) Currently we have "md5" format for FreeBSD MD5 and md5crypt-cuda > and md5crypt-opencl format names for the same. Yes. "md5" is to be renamed in 1.8, but not earlier. > Shouldn't we change it to md5-cuda, No. > or change cpu format to md5crypt Yes, but later. > (it might be worth admitting that Korelogic used "md5" name in last > contest)? I guess that was influenced by JtR specifically. > In my opinion this is a bit messy and I am going to change file names > (currently cryptmd5* - naming Zoo), once again and do not want to do > it again later when we realize this problem. OK to start changing the filenames to make them consistent with format names if you like, although in general I am more concerned about user visible format names than about filenames in the source tree. This is why we took care of the former for jumbo-6 (except for names that originate in core), but not of the latter yet. Thanks, Alexander
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