Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 01:42:50 +0100 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Handling of hashes with different iteration counts On 2014-01-26 23:32, Frank Dittrich wrote: > If an input file contains several hashes of the same hash algorithm, but > with different iteration counts, it would be good if john would report > this and allow an easy to select hashes which require CPU time to be > attacked separately. Agreed. > To improve the current situation, I think the format interface needs to > be extended. > Each format should define a new function: > unsigned int iteration_count(char * ciphertext) ... > What do you think? Too much effort for a limited use? I think it makes sense. But if we decide to do this, it'll just be a GitHub issue until we release J8 and J1. I will not maintain yet another branch for months. Then again, we/you could implement it in a topic branch and hope it will merge without too much effort later. magnum
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