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Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 19:48:20 +0100
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Cisco - Password type 4 - SHA256

On 19 Mar, 2013, at 10:10 , Vlatko Kosturjak <kost@...ux.hr> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 07:18:31PM +0100, magnum wrote:
>> On 18 Mar, 2013, at 16:34 , Vlatko Kosturjak <kost@...ux.hr> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 10:08:17AM -0300, Claudio André wrote:
>>>> Hi, if you are having problems looking at previous patches (above), i  
>>>> attach a new one (easier to deal but might harder to follow/understand).
>>>> 
>>>> Notice: it contains part of commit (7ac5b370) and i'm not sure if it is  
>>>> the right thin
>>> 
>>> I thought we gave up of this solution of having separate format? 
>> I think we only gave up the idea to add a completely separate new format. The version Claudio posted now adds Cisco support to existing raw-sha256-opencl source file, so only a few functions differs and there are two format structs. While it is technically a separate format, it's not a new source file (and I presume it uses the same OpenCL kernel too).
>> 
>> Just thinking out loud, I wonder how hard it would be to write a single format (as in using *one* format struct) that reads hex or base64 hashes, and writes pot file entries in the format they came - while still recognizing cracked hashes from the "other" encoding. Maybe it would just get messy.
> 
> I'm asking because I see there is also decode in his code and we're also 
> decoding it in script. I thought only limits and international characters 
> are relevant.

We'll use the script for Jumbo-8 (unstable) and the more elegant support in bleeding.

magnum

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