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Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2012 13:08:47 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: rc4-hmac parsing support + etype 17 + input format unification (Was: Re: [john-users] support for weak kerberos etypes)

On 8 Dec, 2012, at 5:43 , Dhiru Kholia <> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Dhiru Kholia <> wrote:
>> If we decide to drop "salt type" field, then how are you planning to
>> parse the "ciphertext"? strtok will jump to next field (user)
>> automatically. "salt type" field is helping us know if we have M$ AD
>> style salt available.
>> Always figuring out user and realm fields is not easy (at least with
>> the current parser) when M$ AD is involved.
> For now, I have kept the "salt type" field.

We leave unknown/unused fields empty, ie. ...$$... - I don't see the problem?

> Done in commit 6aa836b442c2b089d9850e3be31fdba03507102f

Great, I'll pick up from there.


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