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Date: Sat, 31 May 2014 01:28:22 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: How to test S/KEY format?

On 2014-05-30 18:27, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> So far, I've not been able to find out which library to install to make
> S/KEY format work on my Linux system.
> All I seem to find are references to FreeBSD's SKEY man pages.
> Is anybody else able to build a john version with S/KEY support?
> If not on a Linux system, then may be on a BSD system?
> If S/Key format can be used on a Linux system, should the required
> software be installed on bull?
> Most of that code seems to be several years old, and probably hasn't
> been tested at all for quite some time.

I have an OpenBSD system that has it - and it fails. I fixed a couple of 
bugs (this format can't have been working for several years) but it 
still fails. I'm thinking it *might* be that the original author was on 
BE and my system is LE. Probably trivial but I have yet to find it.


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