Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:07:58 +0100 From: Frank Dittrich <frank_dittrich@...mail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: md5crypt-opencl On 12/10/2013 01:42 AM, magnum wrote: > No wait... maybe it isn't that complicated. Actually, core calls > set_key() and then forgets all about that key - the *format* is > responsible for recalling that key when needed. So in theory, we could > wait for hours filling a particular seldom-used-length if we really > wanted to. And/or we can re-order keys however we want (except the > current self-tests will get mad about it so we'd need to fix that). This > never occured to me until now. But what happens with interrupted / restarted sessions? Will you complete all the partly filled buckets before terminating the session? Will a restarted session repeat much of the work that has already been done before? Will you silently drop candidates? Frank
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