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Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 17:50:45 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: displaying full meta information about hashes with

On 05/11/2015 05:40 PM, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> I am in trouble with --field-separator-char=C : / may be requested as
> field separator while default value for shell and some others fields
> is "/".
> 		for (; i < 10; i++)
> 			fields[i] = "/";
> So the contents of a field may contain the field separator char.

I wouldn't care about that very much.
There are even systems where user names could contain a ':', even user
names that are used as the salt.
There's not much you can do about it (you could hex encode the salt,
breaking compatibility with older john versions for these formats).


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