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Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:03:48 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: rexgen and save/restore

On 2014-04-18 16:44, jfoug wrote:
> This also has still to be addressed.  Rexgen has ability to save/restore its
> own state.  But the logic is not worked into JtR yet.   I think this will
> need to be an extension of the wordlist save.  The normal skip to a specific
> location, and rule number will be done, but then there will also need to be
> a skip to a specific rexgen location also (if rexgen was saved).   I am not
> overly familiar with all of the ins-outs of the save restore process.  I am
> simply putting this email out so we keep a list of 'we still need to do'
> issues.

I added an issue on GitHub for this. For --rexgen on its own this is 
high priority (or we should add a warning output that it can't be 
restored). For rexgen in combination with wordlist we should be pretty 
fine for simple regex's already but for complex ones we obviously need 
it added.


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