Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 08:40:11 +0200 From: Frank Dittrich <frank_dittrich@...mail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Aleksey's status report #14 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. >> - 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. Frank
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