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Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 15:40:36 -0500
From: Rich Rumble <>
Subject: Re: python *2john scripts

On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 3:33 PM, shane Shane
<> wrote:
> So I did a little testing with the activestate python. I couldn't reproduce
> the the odf2john bug but I'll try with the proper version of python later
> and in the pdf2john the activestate python seems to return -1 from a find
> string method where other version's of python find the matching string and
> return the position it's a really odd bug but I'm not sure how much we have
> to worry about active python since it's not the version blessed by the
> python foundation and I can't look at the source to see what it's doing
> differently.
I've tested using this version too (3 pythons :), same thing for odf
and pdf (pdf does still work for cygwin) I've installed
the pycrypto as well

We can take this off list if it gets too noisy here, and we can sum up
once we know more. I like having the binaries (mozilla2john etc) as
opposed to the py scripts, but that's just me :)

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