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Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 21:49:53 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: [GSoC] John the Ripper support for PHC finalists


On Thu, Apr 09, 2015 at 08:46:04AM -1000, Agnieszka Bielec wrote:
> 2015-04-09 6:34 GMT-10:00 magnum <>:
> > We can merge it to bleeding at any time, just send a pull request on
> > GitHub. I'm fine with it being WIP as long as it doesn't break anything.
> > For example, if it fails self-test in some cases that would be OK, but
> > if it crashes (aborting a full --test run) on some devices (eg. very
> > weak ones), it's not good and I will like it to be fixed. OTOH we could
> > just soft-disable it in john.conf in case we need to.
> which version do you mean?

I think magnum didn't mean any particular version - he was speaking in

> maybe should I do salt encoded in base64 as somebody suggested?

Of course, we'll need to revise the encoding.  I am not touching this
topic yet because you have enough work right now, and your current
encoding works for now.  Let's discuss this a bit later.  Thanks!


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