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Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:17:10 +0300
From: Aleksey Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: Johnny: core/jumbo differences

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 09:05:59PM +0300, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 10:17:46AM +0300, Shinnok wrote:
> > After reading your quite good breakdown and your question regarding show stoppers, I think Johnny could potentially differentiate itself from CLI usage in the following ways:
> > 1. Makes session management a breeze
> > 2. Makes concurrent cracking management a breeze(on a single machine)
> > 3. Makes wordlist management easier(mulitple, concat, dedup, reseed from pots, etc..)
> > 4. Makes hash management(inclusion, exclusion, dedup, concat, merge, recognition) easier
> > 5. Simplifies the path towards testing several attacks modes quickly(rules, formats, modes)
> > 
> > See my other thoughts embedded bellow.

It seems I won't be able to comment more on "jumbo support" in the
following 2 days due to other tasks.

> Johnny, at the moment:
> - settings:
>   - have hard-coded defaults,
>   - on them it applies config,
>   - then some settings are passed to john,

No, not really, so far there are no settings to be passed to john.
User have to manually change time to flush .pot writes.


Aleksey Cherepanov

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