Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 21:21:30 +0400 From: Aleksey Cherepanov <aleksey.4erepanov@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: johnny: progressbar's value and text (was: Re: Aleksey's status report #14) On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 08:40:11AM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote: > On 08/06/2012 04:35 AM, Solar Designer wrote: > > On Sun, Aug 05, 2012 at 11:22:41PM +0400, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote: > >> I'll do day reports. I think I'll answer to weekly reports. Ok? > > > > I don't understand what you mean by "I think I'll answer to weekly > > reports", so I can't tell you if it's OK or not. > > I think Aleksey wanted to post the daily information about bugs being > fixed (or not fixed due to some problem) as replies to the weekly status > report. > This is not a good idea. A separate thread per topic (with an > appropriate subject) is preferred, I think. Ok. You read my mind. > >> - progressbar fixed > >> > >> Currently it works well. Though it shows overall progress on file, it > >> is a progress in cracks, i.e. 1 cracked, 9 left = 10%. Probably it would > >> be better for users to see percentage of their attack, i.e. 1 day > >> spent and 50% means that we should wait 1 day more. But it has its own > >> drawback and it seems to be harder to implement. Although we could > >> have 2 progressbar: for attack and for overall progress. > > > > This makes sense. > > > > How do you determine the guess count? Please note that the guess count > > on the "guesses: ..." line printed while cracking may exceed the total > > number of hashes loaded in some obscure cases (e.g., with FMT_NOT_EXACT > > in jumbo, as well as if the pot file is removed and then the session is > > restored). Do you use --show instead? If so, you should be safe from this. > > I am sure he is using john --show. > When running a new attack in johhny, the text in the progress bar area > lists the correct number of passwords. Yes, I get my numbers from john --show. I just realized that they do not reflect overall progress for file. These numbers shows progress over one type of hashes in file (also I guess they are affected by options like --users). I do not know how to improve that. Do you see any better approach? Thanks! -- Regards, Aleksey Cherepanov
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