Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:14:41 +0530 From: Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Supporting different hash algorithms with a single format? On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 3:07 PM, Frank Dittrich <frank_dittrich@...mail.com> wrote: > On 01/04/2013 03:34 PM, magnum wrote: >> On 4 Jan, 2013, at 13:08 , Frank Dittrich <frank_dittrich@...mail.com> wrote: >>> What do you think? Should separate hash algorithms be supported by >>> different formats, instead of mixing different hash algorithms into the >>> same format? > Also, what about PDF? > > Apparently, the jumbo-8 version gained OMP support, plus support for > additional algorighms. > > But if I compare the virtual c/s rates, it looks like the top two test > cases refer to the algorithm which has been supported in jumbo-7. > > Is the performance of the different PDF algorithms more or less the > same, so that it would be OK to map "PDF MD5 RC4" to "PDF MD5 SHA-2 RC4 > / AES" in benchmark-unify? > Or should these be separate formats? IMO, these should be separate formats. The newer pdf format being slightly faster, OMP friendly and less buggy than the older one. -- Dhiru
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