Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:37:37 +0300 From: Alexander Cherepanov <ch3root@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Advice on proposal: John the Ripper jumbo robustness On 2015-04-01 03:10, magnum wrote: > On 2015-04-01 01:51, Alexander Cherepanov wrote: >> On 2015-03-29 14:08, Kai Zhao wrote: >>>> it might be more of a distraction from focusing the actual fuzzing jobs. >>> >>> Yes, I agree with you. It would be better to focus the actual fuzzing >>> job. >> >> The first thing to do with fuzzing john is making john start fast. >> >> I've taken a look at it. There are two easy things here: instrumenting >> only a fuzzed format and john.c make john ~5x faster, removing most >> content from john.conf makes john ~7x faster. That's 35x boost. >> >> Solar, magnum, any other easy ways to make john start faster? > > Registering the dynamic formats usually end up near top in (too) short > profiling runs, even when not using dynamic. Did you trim the > dynamic*conf files too? I think so. They are .include'd into john.conf so emptying it bypasses all dynamic*conf. -- Alexander Cherepanov
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