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Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:16:09 +0530
From: Sayantan Datta <>
Subject: Re: descrypt-opencl "section 0" fix

On 10/30/13, magnum <> wrote:
> On 2013-10-29 18:16, magnum wrote:
>> On 2013-10-29 15:23, Solar Designer wrote:
>>> descrypt-opencl was failing to crack some of the hashes the correct
>>> candidate passwords for which appeared in indices 0 to 31.
>>> The attached patch attempts to and appears to correct this.  At least my
>>> tests pass now.  Note that while I am patching both instances of the
>>> code, I think I have tested only one of them.
>> Committed. I'll investigate if we can enhance the Test Suite in some way.
> Sayantan,
> These changes in 0c2259b as well as other changes in 1c5e1e5 has not
> been merged to the bleeding-mask branch because of conflicts. You get to
> do that. BTW I'm really growing tired of maintaining bleeding-mask,
> nothing seems to happen there anyway?
> magnum

I didn't had much free time lately, so there wasn't much progress in
the bleeding-mask branch, As  you mentioned earlier CPU mask mode is
slower than incremental mode, I'll work on that. Also what are our
expectations with bleeding-mask ? Do we want to release it as jumbo
someday ?


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