Date: Sat, 18 May 2013 22:04:12 +0200 From: Simon Marechal <simon@...quise.net> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Incremental mode in 22.214.171.124 On 05/18/2013 09:55 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > Thanks! I am tuning it further. Things like "min(count + 2, > CHARSET_SIZE - 1)" or "max(count, 5)" work somewhat better, especially > in terms of efficiency early on (which you noticed wasn't great). This might be controversial, but I believe that "early" efficiency is meaningless for that kind of generator. Every sane person will run some kind of dictionary based attack before resorting to incremental. I will run tests comparing all versions against my "hard" list of plaintexts to check this use case.
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