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Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2013 13:58:34 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: sshng2john patch

On 01/26/2013 01:50 PM, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 5:40 PM, magnum <> wrote:
>> On 26 Jan, 2013, at 13:06 , Dhiru Kholia <> wrote:
>>> On Jan 26, 2013 4:29 PM, "magnum" <> wrote:
>>>> On OSX and lacking PyCrypto, the patch makes it work. What exactly does "limited features mode" mean?
>>> It means that we won't be able to detect blank passwords.
>>> I think that this feature can be dropped entirely safely.
>>> It is a leftover from ssh2john days where we had this problem of not being able to detect unencrypted keys. This is no longer a problem.
>> Great, please drop that warning and commit it to both branches.
> Can't we just mute the warning for now?

Is that not what I suggested?

> Majority of code in will become unused after this
> feature is removed. I am a bit nervous pushing such a big change ATM.

I'm not sure what you mean. Just commit this patch and mute the warning. 
That should be fine.


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