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Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 11:56:00 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: minor raw-sha1-ng pull request

On 19 Apr, 2013, at 6:33 , Tavis Ormandy <> wrote:
> Hey Magnum, I noticed I could pull a bit of work out of the crypt inner loop
> and do it during set_key for cheaper. Also a small amount of work could be
> moved into crypt (to vectorize it). It's not a huge difference, but I think
> it's obviously correct.

This is merged.

> BTW, would you like me to look into handling longer passwords without
> burning cycles for the common (len <= 15) case? I don't think it's possible
> to do it for free, but maybe it won't be too expensive.

That would be nice, and then we'd give it higher precedence than the slower raw-sha1 so auto-loading would pick your format.

Technically, we could let John chose format at init, based on --min-length and --max-length if given. But that would probably just be confusing.


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