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Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:12:33 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: relbench/benchmark-unify

On 19 Aug, 2013, at 21:07 , Frank Dittrich <> wrote:
> Is that right, that these are different formats (meaning we have a GPU
> implementation without a CPU implementation):
> ssha-opencl, Netscape LDAP {SSHA} [SHA1 OpenCL (inefficient, development
> use mostly)]
> nsldap, Netscape LDAP {SHA} [SHA1 128/128 AVX 4x]
> (The test vectors seem to indicate they really differ. I wasn't aware of
> formats without a CPU implementation.)

The salted-sha1 format supports the LDAP {SSHA} hashes. Ideally we should rename salted-sha1 to ssha. I think I am to blame for this, I should have kept the ssha name when I merged the two formats years ago.

nsldap is similar but unsalted.


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