Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2012 05:58:21 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: memory usage (was: [john-users] JTR against 135 millions MD5 hashes) On Tue, Sep 04, 2012 at 05:49:00AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > Also, for saltless hashes we only need one bitmap and one hash table. > That's for the entire john process. When its total allocation size is > multi-gigabyte, spending 272 GiB (if I calculated correctly) on a bitmap > and a hash table combined is not a problem. (In fact, I think we should > introduce even larger bitmaps and hash tables to better handle cases > like that - this is on my to-do.) Before the introduction of bitmaps, > we were spending 1 GiB. Of course, I meant "272 MiB", not "272 GiB", in the quote above. Alexander
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